Thursday, July 14, 2005

Book by UIS professor receives high praise

A new book by UIS faculty member Barbara Burkhardt has received excellent reviews in several major newspapers and other publications, including the Chicago Tribune, which called the book “brilliant.” William Maxwell: A Literary Life is the first major critical study of the renowned Illinois writer’s life and work.

The book has also been praised by USA Today, Booklist, and Publishers Weekly. It will be reviewed in the New York Times on July 17. Read more>>

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