Reading for My Life

Reading for My Life
Author : John Leonard
Publisher : Penguin
Total Pages : 400
Release : 2013-02-26
ISBN 10 : 9780143122906
ISBN 13 : 0143122908
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Reading for My Life Book Description:

John Leonard was a lion of American letters. A passionate, erudite, and wide-ranging critic, he helped shape the landscape of modern literature. Reading for My Life is a monumental collection of Leonard's most significant writings—spanning five decades—from his earliest columns for the Harvard Crimson to his final essays for the New York Review of Books. Definitive reviews of Doris Lessing, Joan Didion, Toni Morrison, Don DeLillo, Vladimir Nabokov, and Philip Roth, among others, display Leonard's encyclopedic knowledge of literature and make this book a landmark achievement from one of America's most beloved and influential critics.


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