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Thursday, October 1, 2009
Book Of the Month for October
B▫O▫M Book of the Month for October
IN ROOMS OF MEMORY Hilary Masters
PS 3563 A82I525 (currently "new titles" display)
Masters, noted essayist and fiction writer and son of Edgar Lee Masters, has crafted this volume of essays concerning his incomplete relationship with his father, the craft of writing, and travel.
From "My Father's Image:
So what I am left with is secondhand, abbreviated,
and possibly just a paste-up at that, while what
is missing is the sensual aura of the man: the
smell and feel of him, the handling and warmth
of him on a cold morning, the rub and texture
of his ordinary stubble.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review profiles Masters