Gregory Beyer


How Much Remains?

By Gregory Beyer

How Much Remains?
Writers’ careers are stories in themselves; sad, strange or thrilling ones may even eclipse the writing that made them worth telling in the first place. The story that has crystallized around Leonard Michaels bears repeating because “The Essays of Leonard Michaels” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) completes his original publisher’s reissue of much of the material that was out of print at the time of Michaels’s death, in 2003. As a result we have access to the contents of a vault that, even while Michaels was still living and writing, seemed prematurely sealed.Read More






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