Week 67: J. D. Salinger’s Glass menagerie

Franny and Zooey book review In his dedication at the beginning of Franny and Zooey, J. D. Salinger appeals to William Shawn, his "editor, mentor, and (heaven help him) closest friend", to accept this "pretty skimpy-looking book". It is, in fact, rather skimpy, being a short story and novella under one cover. Both appeared [...]

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Week 64: The Portrait of a Lady

  Week 64: The Portrait of a Lady book review Having posted a review of The Master last week, it seems fitting to go to the source this week, and take a look at the classic novel that gave rise to Henry James's reputation as "the master". The Portrait of a Lady, first published in [...]

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