Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City

Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City

by Guy Delisle

Acclaimed graphic memoirist Guy Delisle returns with his strongest work yet - a thoughtful ...

Shenzhen: A Travelogue From China

Shenzhen: A Travelogue From China

by Guy Delisle

From the critically acclaimed author of Pyongyang, Shenzhen is another masterful ...

John Williams

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John Williams

John Williams was born on August 29, 1922 in Clarksville, Texas. He served in the United States Army Air Force from 1942 to 1945 in China, Burma and India. The Swallow Press published his first novel, Nothing But the Night, in 1948, as well as his first book of poems, The Broken Landscape, in 1949. Macmillan published Williams' second novel, Butcher's Crossing, in 1960.

After recieving his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Denver, and his Ph.D from the University of Missouri, Williams returned in 1954 to the University of Denver where he taught literature and the craft of writing for thirty years. In 1963 Williams received a fellowship to study at Oxford University where where he received a Rockefeller grant enabling him to travel and research in Italy for his last novel, Augustus, published in 1972. John Williams died in Arkansas on March 4, 1994.


Books by John Williams

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Augustus: A Novel

Augustus: A Novel

by John Williams

'Williams has fashioned an always engaging, psychologically convincing work of fiction ...

Stoner: A Novel

Stoner: A Novel

by John Williams

Have you read the novel everyone is talking about about? Stoner: the 2013 surprise ...

Butcher's Crossing

Butcher's Crossing

by John Williams

The author of Stoner delivers something completely different but equally unique, ...

Books: 3
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