Fifty Days of Solitude (Paperback)

By Doris Grumbach

Beacon Press, 9780807070611, 128pp.

Publication Date: November 30, 1994



A New York Times Notable Book

Faced with a rare opportunity to experiment with solitude, Doris Grumbach decided to live in her coastal Maine home without speaking to anyone for fifty days. The result is a beautiful meditation about what it means to write, to be alone, and to come to terms with mortality.