Search Results: "Arlyn Bruccoli"


BOOK REVIEW

O LOST by Thomas Wolfe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 3, 2000

"Perhaps you can go home again. A strange and lovely return indeed, for which much thanks to the enterprising Bruccolis."
The famous first version of Look Homeward, Angel (1929), Wolfe's titanic debut novel that had been whipped into publishable shape by Scribner editor Maxwell Perkins. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 5, 1996

Underneath the usual authorial complaints about royalties and editorial requests for finished manuscripts, Hemingway's dedication to his craft, and Perkins's to Hemingway, come through in this carefully abridged selection. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JOHN O’HARA’S HOLLYWOOD by John O'Hara
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

"Readers might find this less compelling as fiction than as a glimpse into what Hollywood was 'really' like."
This uneven collection focuses on issues of status and morality (or lack thereof) during the heyday of the studio star system. Read full book review >

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FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2003

"Still, the world is grateful that Heller's trick, if indeed only one, was Catch-22."
A collection of Helleriana that goes far toward showing that the author was a one-trick pony. Read full book review >

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MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 1, 2004

"A top-flight posthumous collection, topped off by the hundred-page 'Slowly Now the Dancer,' whose narrator travels to Maine to bury his hated grandmother, seething with enough resentment for a dozen felonies without committing a single one."
A last helping of deceptively meandering monologues from the late master of miasmal crime fiction. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CRUX by James Dickey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 14, 1999

"In disagreement with Auden, Dickey writes, 'Poetry makes plenty happen; it can change your life,' as this passionate and ornery epistolary collection proves."
Indefatigable literary estate agent Bruccoli (English/Univ. Read full book review >