THE OPEN DOOR: When Writers First Learned to Read.
Selected by Steven Gilbar.
Introduction by Barbara Bush.OVERVIEW: Twenty-nine of history and literatures most interesting & celebrated writers recall their discovery of books and reading: Benjamin Franklin, William Cobbet, Charles Dickens, Fredrick Douglas, Abraham Cahan, Rudyard Kipling, W.B. Yeats, H.G. Wells, Gertrude Stein, Winston Churchill, Sherwood Anderson, Upton Sinclair, H.L. Mencken, A.A. Milne, Will Durant, E.E. Cummings, Jean Rhys, C.S. Lewis, John Steinbeck, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Richard Wright, M.F.K. Fisher, Eudora Welty, Dylan Thomas, Harper Lee, Paule Marshall, Richard Rodriguez, Stephen King, Annie Dillard.
1992 David R. Godine Trade paperback.123 pages. New.