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Sleepless Nights (New York Review Books Classics) by [Elizabeth Hardwick, Geoffrey O'Brien]

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“[T]he literary equivalent of polished onyx.”—James Clarke, The Guardian

"Brilliantly poised and confidently daring, 
Sleepless Nights is a chin-up tightrope walk along the borderline between fiction and autobiography . . . it is graceful, laconic, and wise." —Newsweek

"This original novel does everything for lost times that an irreplaceable family photograph album does—except that here, the words are worth a thousand pictures." —Philip Roth

"An extraordinary and haunting book." —Joan Didion, 
The New York Times Book Review

"Sleepless Nights—a novel of mental weather—enchants by the scrupulousness and zip of the narrative voice, its lithe, semi-staccato descriptions and epigrammatic dash." —Susan Sontag, The New Yorker

About the Author

ELIZABETH HARDWICK was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of Sleepless Nights and two other novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays, including Seduction and Betrayal, a study of women in literature that is also published by New York Review Books. Elizabeth Hardwick lives in New York City. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B003WUYOQG
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ NYRB Classics; New Ed edition (July 13, 2011)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ July 13, 2011
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 444 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 145 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ 0940322722
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
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