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John Cheever: Collected Stories And Other Writings (loa #188): Collected Stories And Other Writings

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John Cheever’s stories rank among the finest achievements of twentieth-century short fiction. Ensnared by the trappings of affluence, adrift in the emptiness of American prosperity, his characters find themselves in the midst of dramas that, however comic,…
The Lost Weekend
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|February 12, 2013

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The classic tale of one man’s struggle with alcoholism, this revolutionary novel remains Charles Jackson’s best-known book—a daring autobiographical work that paved the way for contemporary addiction literature. It is 1936, and on the East Side…
Farther And Wilder: The Lost Weekends And Literary Dreams Of Charles Jackson

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Charles Jackson’s novel  The Lost Weekend —the story of five disastrous days in the life of an alcoholic—was published in 1944 to triumphant success. Although he tried to escape its legacy, Jackson is often remembered only as the author of…
The Sunnier Side And Other Stories: And Other Stories

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A masterful collection of short stories exposing the seamy undercurrents of small-town American life from Charles Jackson, celebrated author of The Lost Weekend. A selection of Jackson’s finest tales, The Sunnier Side and Other Stories explores the trials…
Cheever: A Life
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|March 9, 2010

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John Cheever spent much of his career impersonating a perfect suburban gentleman, the better to become one of the foremost chroniclers of postwar America. Written with unprecedented access to essential sources—including Cheever’s massive journal, only…
A Tragic Honesty: The Life And Work Of Richard Yates

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Celebrated in his prime, forgotten in his final years, only to be championed anew by our greatest contemporary authors, Richard Yates has always exposed readers to the unsettling hypocrisies of our modern age. In Blake Bailey's masterful and entertaining…
Zapatista
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|October 1, 2000

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John Cheever: Complete Novels (loa #189): The Wapshot Chronicle / The Wapshot Scandal / Bullet Park…

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Published to coincide with editor Blake Bailey's groundbreaking new biography, here are the five novels of John Cheever, together in one volume for the first time. In these dazzling works Cheever laid bare the failings and foibles of not just the ascendant…
Philip Roth: The Biography
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|This title releases April 6, 2021

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The Splendid Things We Planned: A Family Portrait
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|February 24, 2015

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A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist 'Autobiography' The renowned biographer’s unforgettable portrait of a family in ruins—his own. Meet the Baileys: Burck, a prosperous lawyer once voted the American Legion’s…
The Collected Works Of John Cheever: A Library Of America Boxed Set

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Here, for his centennial, is the definitive two-volume edition of the stories and novels of John Cheever. The first volume, Collected Stories and Other Writings , combines the Pulitzer Prize–winning collection The Stories of John Cheever with seven…
The Diary of a Resurrectionist, 1811-1812: To Which Are Added an Account of the Resurrection Men in…

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