Burning Down the House: Essays on Fiction (Expanded)

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Product Details

Price
$16.00  $14.72
Publisher
Graywolf Press
Publish Date
Pages
233
Dimensions
6.34 X 0.73 X 8.2 inches | 0.73 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781555975081
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About the Author

Charles Baxter is the author of ten books, including The Feast of Love, a finalist for the National Book Award, and The Art of Subtext: Beyond Plot. He lives in Minneapolis.

Reviews

"[The book] is a pleasure to read, and it performs an important function--by mucking around in the problems that plague contemporary fiction, Burning Down the House may spur both readers and writers first to a recognition of guilty complicity and then to constructive thought." --The New York Times Book Review

"The most pleasurable and instructive book on the craft since John Gardner's The Art of Fiction." --City Pages

"Baxter displays his characteristic wit and intelligence as he muses about the influence of culture and politics on the art of storytelling." --Ploughshares

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