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By: William Giraldi
Publisher: Liveright: August 2018
Seller ID: 152717
Over the last decade William Giraldi has established himself as a charismatic and uncompromising literary essayist, "a literature-besotted Midas of prose" (Cynthia Ozick). Now, American Audacity gathers a selection of his most powerful considerations of American writers and themes--a "gorgeous fury of language and sensibility" (Walter Kirn)--including an introductory call to arms for twenty-first-century American literature, and a new appreciation of James Baldwin's genius for nonfiction.
With potent insights into the storied tradition of American letters, and written with a ...