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Hamlin Garland

I just started reading Hamlin Garland's A Daughter of the Middle Border, the second volume of his memoirs, which won the Pulitzer Prize for biography in 1922. Though a bestselling author in his day, it seems that Garland is all but forgotten now; on Goodreads his most-read book (Main-Travelled Roads) had only been rated 129 times. Literary fame is truly fleeting. A sobering realization for us scribblers.

September 12, 2014 in Books | Permalink


I've read Main-Travelled Roads.

Posted by: Paul at Sep 13, 2014 7:36:06 PM

It's now on my List.

Posted by: Pete at Sep 14, 2014 4:02:55 PM