A Reader's Delight

Front Cover
Dartmouth College, 1988 - Literary Collections - 208 pages
One of America's finest essayists writes about 40 literary masterpieces that have been wrongfully forgotten or were ignored in the first place.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Earth619 - LibraryThing

This book is like having an educated, intelligent friend personally recommend books to you that you would not find or pick up on your own. I am only halfway through because I keep having to stop in ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - aimless22 - LibraryThing

I found half of the books that the author describes interesting enough to note for my own reading list. 20 out of 40 is not that bad. I also found the epilogue to be helpful about which titles were ... Read full review


A Nearly Perfect Comedy
To Awaken Quite Alone
A Thousand and One Chinese Nights

38 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

Bibliographic information