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Vanity fair's writers on writers, edited by Graydon Carter ; with an introduction by David Friend

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Vanity fair's writers on writers, edited by Graydon Carter ; with an introduction by David Friend
Language
eng
resource.biographical
collective biography
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no index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Vanity fair's writers on writers
Oclc number
945647388
Responsibility statement
edited by Graydon Carter ; with an introduction by David Friend
Summary
Offers essays from Vanity Fair writers on specific authors, explaining their influence on other writers and the culture at large
Table Of Contents
Introduction / by David Friend -- One Vanity Fair contrarian fondly recalls another. Dorothy Parker / by Christopher Hitchens -- On poets. W. H. Auden / by Joseph Brodsky -- E. E. Cummings / by Susan Cheever -- Marianne Moore / by Elizabeth Bishop -- On literary lions. Eudora Welty / by Willie Morris -- Reynolds Price / by Anne Tyler -- Saul Bellow / by Martin Amis -- Jack Kerouac / by James Wolcott -- Truman Capote / by Sam Kashner -- Norman Mailer / by Patricia Bosworth -- Ernest Hemingway / by A. Scott Berg -- Tom Wolfe / by Michael Lewis -- Distant shores. Paul Bowles / by Jay McInerney -- Gabriel García Márquez / by Paul Elie -- Primo Levi / by James Atlas -- Naguib Mahfouz / by Christopher Dickey -- Salman Rushdie / by Martin Amis -- Short takes. Willa Cather / by Truman Capote -- James Baldwin / by Jacqueline Woodson -- Roger Straus / by Tom Wolfe -- Ward Just / by David Halberstam -- Toni Morrison / by John Leonard -- Ishmael Beah / by Dave Eggers -- Robert Harris / by Nick Hornby -- Judy Blume / by Meg Wolitzer -- Wole Soyinka / by Nadine Gordimer -- Sonny Mehta / by Dave Eggers -- Christopher Hitchens / by Salman Rushdie -- A family affair. Joan Didion / by Lili Anolik -- John Gregory Dunne / by Dominick Dunne -- Dominick Dunne / by Mike Hogan -- Behind the best-sellers. Josephine Tey / by Francis Wheen -- Grace Metalious / by Michael Callahan -- Mary McCarthy / by Laura Jacobs -- Jacqueline Susann / by Amy Fine Collins -- Cormac McCarthy / by Richard B. Woodward -- Stieg Larsson / by Christopher Hitchens -- James Patterson / by Todd S. Purdum -- Donna Tartt / by Evgenia Peretz -- Memoir. Bosom Buddies / by Laura Z. Hobson -- His Jewish question / by Arthur Miller -- Darkness visible / by William Styron -- A final tale. Kay Thompson / by Marie Brenner
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Writers on writers
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