Libraries, books, writing, and writers as subjects are fascinating, even collectively.
In the preface of The Proof and the Pudding, author Jim Henle informs the reader, “[t]he goal of the book is to explore the two and to reveal their essential similarity.
This big biography of Philip Whalen (1923–2003) brings the man, his vision, and his writings up close.
The first three paragraphs of the author’s note of David Plante’s new memoir, Worlds Apart come as something of a warning:
Americans remember George Washington for a great many things but not as one of the great lights among the intellectuals of the Enlightenment era and the American Revolution.