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Stoner: 50th Anniversary Edition (New York Review Books Classics)
by John Williams

Published: 2015-11-03
Hardcover : 336 pages
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The critic Morris Dickstein has said that John Williams’s Stoner “is something much rarer than a great novel – it is a perfect novel,” and in the last decade this austere and deeply moving tale of a Midwestern college professor has been embraced by readers all over the world. ...
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The critic Morris Dickstein has said that John Williams’s Stoner “is something much rarer than a great novel – it is a perfect novel,” and in the last decade this austere and deeply moving tale of a Midwestern college professor has been embraced by readers all over the world. Here, to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Stoner, NYRB Classics offers a special hardback edition of the book that also includes a previously unpublished correspondence between John Williams and his agent about its writing and publication.

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  "Beware"by ebach (see profile) 02/19/18

The first half, approximately, of STONER reads like a summary. Therefore, it is quite dull. But I recommend it to book groups because it contains a lot to discuss. .

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