'Little Book' Tells A Wonderfully Big Story
Books We Like by Maureen Corrigan
Fresh Air from WHYY, August 20, 2008
Selden Edwards' debut novel, The Little Book, has what they call in the publishing biz a great "back story." Edwards began writing the novel in 1974 when he was a newly minted English teacher; during summer vacations (and, I would guess, tedious faculty meetings) over the next 30 years, Edwards kept plugging away at his novel. Now, at long last, the magnum opus has been published.
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