Anthony Powell: Dancing to the Music of Time

Anthony Powell: Dancing to the Music of Time By Hilary Spurling Anthony Powell (1905-2000), best known for his twelve-volume comic masterpiece, A Dance to the Music of Time, was also the author of sixteen earlier novels, plays, and biographies, five memoirs, and three...

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The Life of Saul Bellow: Love and Strife, 1965-2005

The Life of Saul Bellow: Love and Strife, 1965-2005 By Zachary Leader When this second volume of The Life of Saul Bellow opens, Bellow, at forty-nine, is at the pinnacle of American letters - rich, famous, critically acclaimed. The expected trajectory is one of...

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The William H. Gass Reader

Title The William H. Gass Reader By William H. Gass It begins with his essays, in which Gass looks back at varying points in his writing life at those writers (from Plato, Hobbes, and James, to Joyce, Beckett, Stein, and Gaddis) whose work he found inspiring . . . and...

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Nothing Is Lost: Selected Essays

Nothing Is Lost: Selected Essays By Ingrid Sischy • Laurie Anderson, Foreword For more than three decades, Ingrid Sischy's profiles and critical essays have been admired for their keen observation and playful style. Many of the pieces that appeared in The New York...

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1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List

1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List By James Mustich Celebrate the pleasure of reading and the thrill of discovering new titles in an extraordinary book that’s as compulsively readable, entertaining, surprising, and enlightening as the 1,000-plus...

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