The Book of the Month: Sixty Years of Books in American Life by Al Silverman

By Al Silverman

A targeted and appealing literary background of the 20 th century drawn from the 1st sixty years of the Book-of-the-Month Club

From The sunlight additionally Rises to The unintentional Tourist, the judges, editors, and reviewers of the Book-of-the-Month membership aid readers all throughout the USA locate their subsequent favourite book.
 
during this accomplished anthology compiled from the Club’s per 30 days News, astute reviewers compliment and critique a various array of authors together with Dashiell Hammett, Barbara Tuchman, Sinclair Lewis, Saul Bellow, Margaret Mitchell, James Baldwin, Willa Cather, and Evelyn Waugh. Harper Lee affectionately profiles Truman Capote, poet laureate Robert Penn Warren praises his pal invoice Styron, and Gore Vidal interviews himself. John le Carré stocks why it was once relatively difficult to write down A ideal Spy, and E. L. Doctorow finds the intentions of his masterpiece, Ragtime.
 
a party of the life-affirming energy of the written notice and a treasure trove of stories, essays, and writer pics with regards to vintage books we know and love and not more recognized titles well-deserving of rediscovery, The publication of the Month is a must-read for bibliophiles everywhere.

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