W W Norton & Co Inc: May 2000
"Moving, deeply introspective and honest" (Publishers Weekly
) reflections on exile and memory from five award-winning authors. All of the authors in Letters of Transit
have written award-winning works on exile, home, and memory, using the written word as a tool for revisiting their old homes or fashioning new ones. Now in paperback are five newly commissioned essays offering moving distillations of their most important thinking on these themes. Andre Aciman traces his migrations and compares his own transience with the uprootedness of many moderns. Eva Hoffman examines the crucia... View More...