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Forty-One False Starts : Essays on Artists and Writers, Paperback / softback Book

Forty-One False Starts : Essays on Artists and Writers Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


Selected essays from America's foremost literary journalist and essayist, featuring ruminations on writers and artists as diverse as Edith Wharton, Diane Arbus and the Bloomsbury Group.

This charismatic and penetrating collection includes Malcolm's now iconic essay about the painter David Salle.


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