Elizabeth Hardwick

Elizabeth Hardwick (1916–2007) 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 three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and advisory editor of The New York Review of Books and contributed more than 100 reviews, articles, reflections, and letters to the magazine.


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Flash and Lumber: Elizabeth Hardwick’s Essays


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