This book contains more than a hundred wonderful and sensitive black-and-white portraits of our major novelists, poets and playwrights. Paired with the photographs are fascinating texts from each writer on writing-thoughts on the craft, recollections of significant moments from their personal history and meditations on the civic importance of writing. Some of these photographs are well known - Bellow, Mailer and Capote - and others have never before been published. Many were taken on location, from Muriel Spark in Tuscany ...

Writers: Photographs 2005, Quantuck Lane Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781593720193