Edmund Wilson

Finalist, National Book Awards 1963
Finalist, 1956 National Book Awards
Finalist, 1953 National Book Awards

Edmund Wilson (1895-1972) is widely regarded as the preeminent American man of letters of the twentieth century. Over his long career, he wrote for Vanity Fair, helped edit The New Republic, served as chief book critic for The New Yorker, and was a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books. Wilson was the author of more than twenty books, including Axel’s Castle, Patriotic Gore, and a work of fiction, Memoirs of Hecate County. [New York Review of Books]
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The Scrolls from the Dead Sea

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ISBN 9780195006650 Oxford University Press

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Shores of Light

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ISBN 9780930350680 Farrar, Straus, and Young
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Edmund Wilson

Edmund Wilson (1895-1972) is widely regarded as the preeminent American man of letters of the twentieth century. Over his long career, he wrote for Vanity Fair, helped edit The New Republic, served as chief book critic for The New Yorker, and was a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books. Wilson was the author of more than twenty books, including Axel’s Castle, Patriotic Gore, and a work of fiction, Memoirs of Hecate County. [New York Review of Books]

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