Select books by Dan Wakefield
"A precise and moving recreation of a time and a place when the world seemed small and we knew everyone in it."
- Joan Didion
"What a wonderful book is Dan Wakefield’s The Story of Your Life. It will help many people to write their own spiritual autobiographies... And I suspect that many readers are going to want to take one of Wakefield’s workshops in writing your spiritual autobiography."
- Madeline L’Engle, Author of A Wrinkle in Time
"Wonderful, sad and funny; a scathing portrait of middle America through the eyes of a new fictional character who will inevitably be compared to Portnoy and Holden Caulfield"
- Gay Talese
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 Published in Books and Writers
Vonnegut's review of Going All the Way originally appeared in a 1970 issue of LIFE magazine and is currently published in his book of essays, 'Wampeters, Foma and Granfalloons'.
Monday, July 6, 2020 Published in Books and Writers
Kara Kavensky at The Towne Post sat down for a wide-ranging interview with Dan Wakefield as his best-selling book, "Going All the Way" turns 50.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 Published in Books and Writers
Charles Webb, author of The Graduate (an identity that dogged and bedeviled him his whole life). died a few days ago at age 81.
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