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Thornton Wilder

Fast-paced and engaging, this work is essential for academic readers with an interest in American literature and culture. It will also appeal to the more general reader of American biography.

Republic of Words

Recommended for academic collections covering American studies and historical periodical literature from both sides of the Atlantic, this will also appeal to anyone interested in the history, culture, and politics of the era.

Lorine Niedecker

A welcome and long-overdue addition to any biography, American literature, or women's literature collection.

Agatha Christie

Not for those who simply seek a good mystery, but recommended to avid Christie fans and researchers wanting deeper knowledge of her life and works.

H.G. Wells

Accessible to readers interested either in the roots of science fiction/fantasy or in literary biography, but scholarly enough for literature students as well.

The Annotated Sense and Sensibility

Recommended. High school through graduate school students will find this of value; casual readers and book club members will appreciate the thorough annotations and helpful supplementary materials.

Tiny Terror

This book will be most useful to those with academic and or historical interests in American literature, psychology, queer studies, or popular culture. There may also be a more general secondary audience among readers of Capote's fiction.

The Poetry of William Carlos Williams of Rutherford

Berry's work will be of most interest to students and researchers in American modernist poetry, while practicing writers and poets may appreciate his insights into the creative process. Berry's large following may want to consider it as well.

A Voice from Old New York

This memoir, with chapters that read as separate essays, will be of interest to scholars of 20th-century American novels of manners, readers of Auchincloss's fiction, and anyone wanting an inside look at the world of 20th-century New York high society.

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