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Books by Harry Crews are Being Reissued by Penguin Classics

This week, Penguin Classics will reissue Crews’ memoir “A Childhood: A Biography of a Place”(1978) and his debut novel, “The Gospel Singer” (1968). The imprint’s publisher and acquiring editor, Elda Rotor, recalled being “intrigued by his influence as an author and a teacher and curious about the craft of storytelling.” Struck by Crews’ “larger than life” mark on literature, she hopes the reissues will allow a new, wider readership to wrestle with his works and “revisit them through the lens of classics.” Read more

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