Books by Hilary Masters

Hilary Thomas Masters was born in Kansas City, Missouri on February 3, 1928. He attended public schools in Kansas City until his junior year of high school. He finished high school at Brewster Free Academy, Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, in 1944. He attended


Released: Sept. 9, 2009

"Uncommonly graceful and wise."
Well-wrought, deeply thoughtful personal essays from a master of the form. Read full book review >
HOME IS THE EXILE by Hilary Masters
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"Overwrought but palatable."
A family history of sorts, traced out by Masters (Success, 1992; Strickland, 1989, etc.) in two directions to converge in the most unlikely manner. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 1992

"He manages to do this in a sensitive and poetic prose."
Sixteen stories with various settings, ranging from Ireland to Tuscany; a graceful stylist, Masters (Strickland, 1989, etc.) mainly uses atmosphere to reconstruct family memories. ``A Mechanic's Life'' is typical of his methods. Read full book review >