The Writer’s Desk

By: Krementz, Jill; John Updike, intro.

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Hardcover with dust jacket, blue paper over black cloth spine with white spine titles, 18.3 by 23.4 cm, xii 110 pp., illus. Near fine, unread copy with only faint signs of shelf wear and a small remainder dot on the top edge. From the front flap: “In lavish duotone photographs, Jill Krementz’s The Writer’s Desk provides an insider’s view of the working lives of some of the world’s most prominent authors. ‘I look at these photographs with a prurient interest, the way that I might look at the beds of notorious courtesans,’ John Updike writes in his Introduction. ‘Here the intimacy of the literary act is caught in flagrante delicto: at these desks characters are spawned, plots are Spun, imaginative distances are spanned.’” In addition to Updike, 55 authors are featured including Stephen King, Amy tan, Susan Sontag, Pablo Neruda, Toni Morrison, E.B. White, Philip Roth, Kurt Vonnegut, Nikki Giovanni, Walker Percy, Rita dove, Tennessee Williams, and many more.

Title: The Writer’s Desk

Author Name: Krementz, Jill; John Updike, intro.

Categories: Literature, Books on Books, Photography,

Edition: third printing

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1996

ISBN Number: 0679450149

ISBN Number 13: 9780679450146

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: near fine

Jacket Condition: near fine

Seller ID: 3750