What There Is to Say We Have Said

Trace a chain of letters between one of the twentieth century's finest writers—Eudora Welty—and one of the period's best editors—William Maxwell of The New Yorker—and you'll reveal in time a structure as graceful and enduring as the Golden Gate Bridge. This collection of hundreds of letters exhanged over fifty years reveals professional acumen and personal intimacy in equal, eloquent measure.

April 19: "What you see first, after the starting gun's crack, is a column of bobbing runners, thousands of them, surging downhill..."

Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…

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