Search Results: "Glenway Wescott"


BOOK REVIEW

THE PILGRIM HAWK by Glenway Wescott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"As we concluded back then: 'Rarified, a little decadent, a little repellent, this is nonetheless beautifully handled.'"
Something of a writer's writer, Wescott has always had his critical admirers, and his new publishers have enlisted Michael Cunningham (The Hours, etc.) to introduce this reprint. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A VISIT TO PRIAPUS by Glenway Wescott
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 7, 2013

"Some pieces are stronger than others. The content of Wescott's previously unpublished stories may be uncomfortable for some."
A posthumous collection of short stories and essays by Wescott (1901-1987), arranged to reflect autobiographical continuity, includes previously unpublished pieces with explicitly sexual and gay themes. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

FOOTPRINTS AND SHADOWS by Anne Wescott Dodd
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 24, 1992

"What's special here is the impressionistic double-spread art, effectively conveying the evanescence of these fleeting images with an imaginative appeal that goes well beyond the text. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Like Tana Hoban's photographic books, an exploration of related concepts through visual images—in this case, the lovely, evocative paintings of a Danish artist. Read full book review >