Books by R.W.B. Lewis

Released: April 1, 1995

"Combining scholarship and humanity, Lewis has crafted a wonderful book that gives voice to the city. (Illustrations, not seen)"
A charming personal tour through the history, art, and architecture of Florence. Read full book review >
THE JAMESES by R.W.B. Lewis
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 23, 1991

"An astute family portrait, rendered in Jamesian style—by turns indirect, ironic, psychologically penetrating, and moving. (Thirty-two pages of photographs—not seen.)"
William James wrote that brother Henry was really ``a member of James family, and has no other country.'' The meaning of that remark becomes abundantly clear in this weighty group biography, which probes how the master novelist, the pioneering psychologist- philosopher, and their siblings were shaped by the formidable legacy of their ancestors. Read full book review >
THE SELECTED SHORT STORIES OF EDITH WHARTON by R.W.B. Lewis
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1991

"With few exceptions, then: a most welcome new collection."
Twenty-one of Wharton's stories (``never before available in one volume,'' according to the publisher) that have been selected and edited by her Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer. Read full book review >