Morris Hounion

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James Baldwin: Living in Fire

A clear, incisive writer, Mullen succeeds with providing a fresh perspective on an author he so obviously admires. Recommended for readers seeking a broader understanding of the opinions of one of the great writers of the 20th century.
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Inventing Tomorrow: H.G. Wells in the Twentieth Century

Extensive references and footnotes make this a good choice for readers comfortable with analysis steeped in research. Recommended for larger academic holdings.
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If: The Untold Story of Kipling's American Years

More sympathetic than critical, this biography will urge those unfamiliar with Kipling's works (e.g., If, Kim, The Jungle Book) to read the classics that solidified his reputation here and abroad, earning him the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1901. Highly recommended for anyone interested in late 19th-century literature. [See Prepub Alert, 1/7/19.]

The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations

Essential for Morrison readers who wish to supplement their appreciation of her achievements with her thoughts on American life and literature. Highly recommended.
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Anthony Powell: Dancing to the Music of Time

Highly recommended for anyone who has enjoyed Powell's novels; even those only vaguely familiar with his fiction will be tempted to read all of the "Music of Time" series. [See Prepub Alert, 2/26/18.]
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Kafka's Last Trial: The Case of a Literary Legacy

Highly recommended for anyone interested in literary controversies, legal maneuvering, and, of course, admirers of one of the 20th century's greatest writers.
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Figures in a Landscape: People & Places

For all fans of the author's ways of looking at life and literature. [See Prepub Alert, 11/12/17.]
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Lear: The Great Image of Authority

For all library collections. Highly recommended for any reader or drama lover who admires Shakespeare in general and the character of Lear in particular.
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The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World

Highly recommended for all collections and for readers who have a special affection for the life and works of this great novelist. [See Prepub Alert, 5/7/17.]

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