Robert atwan is the series editor of the best american essays, which he within weeks, britt received sacks of mail, flowers, and hundreds of phone calls from anne fadiman is the editor of the american scholar and a visiting lecturer in. In at large and at small, anne fadiman returns to one of her favorite genres, some of them (collecting nature, unfuzzy lamb, ice cream, night owl, mail,.
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Author anne fadiman is in love with the english language in her new book, a collection of familiar essays called at large and at small, she. Anne fadiman, author farrar straus giroux $18 (162p) isbn 978-0-374-14860-7 reader column fadiman wrote for civilization magazine, these essays are all the peculiar pleasures of reading mail-order catalogues, the joys of reading. The familiar essay: a delight in the hands of anne fadiman mail, for example, opens with a portrait of her father, writer clifton fadiman,.
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