Shelfari edited the description of Fathers Monday, July 11, 2011.
Fathers: A Literary Anthology is a collection of 49 essays and poems focusing on fathers. With personal essays and poems by 5 Nobel laureates, 7 Pulitzer winners, and writers such as Angela Carter, Thomas Hardy, Franz Kafka. Alice Munro, Michael Ondaatje and Virginia Woolf, the anthology is full of wit, wisdom and insight. To read authors such as James Baldwin, Annie Dillard, Doris Lessing, Sharon Olds, and Philip Roth as they explore aspects of their fathers is to open maps of possibility.