Fame & Folly by Cynthia Ozick

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Why do so many brilliant writers turn out to be anything but brilliant in their personal conduct? From Henry James to Salman Rushdie, from Anthony Tollope to Mark Twain, author Cynthia Ozick looks at our literary idols and reveals not feet of clay, but flawed and beating hearts, and in so doing inspires us to a fresh admiration of their achievements.

About Cynthia Ozick

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Cynthia Ozick is the author of numerous acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction. She is a recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Man Booker International prize. Her stories have won four O. Henry first prizes, and Ozick was recently awarded the 2008 Pen/Nabokov Award and the 2008 Pen/Malamud Award. She lives in New York.
Published October 12, 2011 by Vintage. 305 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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