Adam Parfrey (April 12, 1957 – May 10, 2018) was an American journalist, editor, and the publisher of Feral House books. Parfrey co-founded Amok Press with Kenneth Swezey in New York in 1987. Amok's first release was an English translation by Joachim Neugroschel of Joseph Goebbels's novel Michael.
|Died||May 10, 2018(aged 61)|
|Occupation||Journalist, editor, publisher|
|Known for||Feral House, Process Media|
Jodi Wille (m. 2006–2011)
|Parent(s)||Woodrow Parfrey, Rosa Ellovich|
The partnership of Parfrey and Swezey as Amok published nine books, including You Can't Win, by Jack Black, The Grand Guignol: Theatre of Fear and Terror, by Mel Gordon, and Boxcar Bertha, with an Intro by Kathy Acker.
Parfrey died on May 10, 2018 at the age of 61.
- Conklin, Ellis E. (November 23, 2010). "For Adam Parfrey, Publishing the Unabomber's Book Is All In a Day's Work". Seattle Weekly.
- Amok Books website indicating 1987 as founding year
- "Amazon.com: Michael: A Novel (9780941693004): Joseph Goebbels, Joachim Neugroschel: Books". amazon.com.
- "You Can't Win: The Autobiography of Jack Black: Jack Black: 9780941693073: Amazon.com: Books". amazon.com.
- "Amazon.com: Grand Guignol: Theatre of Fear and Terror (9780941693080): Mel Gordon: Books". amazon.com.
- "Boxcar Bertha: An Autobiography, As Told to Dr. Ben L. Reitman: Box-Car Bertha, Ben L. Reitman, Kathy Acker, Roger A. Bruns: 9780941693066: Amazon.com: Books". amazon.com.
- Haring, Bruce (May 11, 2018). "Adam Parfrey Dies: Feral House Publisher, Author And Editor Of Forbidden Knowledge Was 61". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 11, 2018.