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Book Condition: near fine
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.