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Blake Bailey - Farther And Wilder: The Lost Weekends And Literary Dreams Of Charles Jackson

Saturday, May 11, 2013 6:00p

May 11 2013 7:00 pm The Lost Weekend was a huge hit in 1944, first as a novel, then as a film. The story of an alcoholic as someone with an illness, not a moral failing, Weekend brought its author, Charles Jackson, to national attention. Bailey, biographer of writers John Cheever and Richard Yates, recounts Jackson's difficult life as a closeted gay man at mid-century struggling to go down in history as more than a one-hit wonder.
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Politics & Prose Bookstore
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 364-1919
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