Harold Brodkey

A staff writer for The New Yorker since the early 1950s, Harold Brodkey died in 1996. He was the author of two novels, including The Runaway Soul (Owl Books, 0-8050-5503-7, $17.00), three short-story collections, and a memoir, This Wild Darkness (Owl Books, 0-8050-5511-8, $12.95), My Venice (Metropolitan, 0-8050-4833-2, $20.00), and The World is the Home of Love and Death.