Gore Vidalanovelist, playwright, critic, screenwriter, memoirist, indefatigable political commentator, and controversialistais America's premier man of letters. No other living writer brings more sparkling wit, vast learning, indelible personality, and provocative mirth to the job of writing an essay.This long-needed volume comprises some twenty-four of his best-loved pieces of criticism, political commentary, memoir, portraiture, and, occasionally, unfettered score settling. It will stand as one of the most enjoyable and durable works from the hand and mind of this vastly accomplished and entertaining immortal of American literature. From the Trade Paperback edition.I never actually read all of The Complete Works, but I did read here and there, and l reread favorite essays rather more than I ever tried to read the famous a Apology for Raymond Sebond, aquot; who needed, I used to think, neither apology nor anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Selected Essays of Gore Vidal|
|Publisher||:||Vintage - 2008-06-17|