Love, Sex, Death & Words (Paperback)
Surprising Tales from a Year in Literature
Icon Books, 9781848312470, 512pp.
Publication Date: September 20, 2011
Why was publication of Huckleberry Fin delayed until February 18, 1885? Which great literary love affair came to a tragic end on February 11, 1963? What effect did March 19, 2007 have on Philip Roth's alter ego? Arranged by days of the year, Love, Sex, Death & Words provides an absorbing companion to literature's inspiring past.
John Sutherland is a recently retired professor of English literature at University College London, and a past chairman of the Booker Prize panel.
Stephen Fender was born in San Francisco and educated at Stanford and in the United Kingdom. He has taught in the United States at Santa Clara, Williams, and Dartmouth colleges.