Laughlin, James

Laughlin, James

(1914–  ) publisher; born in Pittsburgh, Pa. Drawing on his family's fortune (from the Jones and Laughlin Steel Co.), in 1936 he founded New Directions Press, which specializes in publishing quality literary works deemed unlikely to gain a mass audience; Dylan Thomas and Ezra Pound were among its authors.
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Bailey's declaration that he was "really happy" with the composition of Australia's Twenty20 squad was echoed by head coach Arthur, who said selectors had taken notice of Big Bash League form by selecting the likes of Laughlin, James Faulkner and Ben Cutting to complement entrenched fast bowler Mitch Starc.