PENCHANTS AND PLACES, Essays and Criticisms
Edition: First printing.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Essays on books and authors - including the ghost stories of Henry James and M. R. James, the Japanese writers Tanazaki, Murikami and Abe, Flannery O'Connor and others. Other topics include Iceland -especially the novel 'Independent People' by Haldor Laxness - and mathematicians - the first book of essays by this award winning poet and novelist. 284 pp. ISBN: 0-679-429980.
Condition: SIGNED on the title page, and uncommon thus. Fine in fine dust jacket.