Robert Kirsch papers, 1979.

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Kirsch, Robert. Robert Kirsch papers, 1979.

Robert Kirsch papers, 1979.

In 1979 Robert Kirsch, literary critic for the Los Angeles Times, wrote a two-part article on the state of book reviewing in America. As part of this project, Kirsch surveyed the literary world, and collected responses from 41 authors. These letters are collected here, and include such authors as Saul Bellow, Ray Bradbury, Charles Bukowski, Lillian Hellmann, Larry McMurtry, J.D. Salinger and many others.

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