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

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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'.

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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.

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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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Be kind; for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle.

– Philo of Alexandria

Dan Wakefield

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