Books & Co. records 1978-1997


Books & Co. records 1978-1997

Personal correspondence between Watson and friends and authors; business correspondence and records; and audio and videocassette recordings of readings at the bookstore and records documenting the events held there and the relationships between the owner, the authors, and clientele. Of note are letters and clippings pertaining to the closing of the store and the audiocassettes of various readings. Correspondents include Ray Blount, Jr., Harold Brodkey, Russell Chatham, Susan Cheever, Carlos Fuentes, Brendan Gill, Jim Harrison, Ann Lauterbach, Ilona A. Vitarius, and Ted Wilentz, Gordon Lish, Tom Wolfe and others.

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