Intellectual Memoirs: New York, 1936-1938
Bursting with the vitality both of McCarthy's personality and of her times, this work reveals the autobiographical impulse behind much of her most popular work. It reveals the checkered beginnings of her literary career, including a biting series in the Nation excoriating her fellow critics.
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INTELLECTUAL MEMOIRS: New York 1936-1938User Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
For all its final aborted promise, this slender sequel to How I Grew (1987), left unfinished at McCarthy's death in 1989, vibrates with the wicked wit and moral astringency that made the author a ... Read full review
Intellectual memoirs: New York, 1936-1938User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In this volume of her memoirs, McCarthy vividly recalls her early years in New York before she began writing novels and stories. At that time, she wrote reviews for the Nation and the New Republic ... Read full review