TEMPLE OF TEXTS, A (American Literature Series)

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Gass shares his lifelong love affair with books as well as his insights into the nature of humankind, religion, and art.

[Gass's] pieces pack a punch of intoxication: they are exhilarating, stimulating, invigorating, and they can make you feel greater and wiser than you really are. --Stephen Schenkenberg

"No one is better than William H. Gass at communicating the sublime and rapturous excitement of reading."-"Washington Post"

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William H. Gass—essayist, novelist, literary critic—was born in Fargo, North Dakota. He has been the recipient of the first PEN/Nabokov Award, the PEN/Spielvogel-Diamondstein Award for the Art of the Essay, three National Book Critic Circle Awards for Criticism, a Lannan Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award, the Award for Fiction and the Medal of Merit for Fiction from the Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, and fellowships from the Rockefeller and Guggenheim Foundations. He lives in St. Louis.

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