Title Profile & Character Information

Portrait of a Novel

Annotation
Finalist for National Book Critics Circle Award: Biograph One of the Best Books of 2012: The New Yorker, Wall Street Journal, Guardian, The Millions, Kirkus Reviews, Boston Phoenix A revelatory biography of the American master as told through the lens of his greatest novel.

GenreNonFiction
Literary
Biography
TopicsWriters
Books and reading
Literary life
Literary critics
American literature