Book Discussion on In Search of Willie Morris

Mr. King talked about his biography, In Search of Willie Morris: The Mercurial Life of a Legendary Writer and Editor, published by… read more

Mr. King talked about his biography, In Search of Willie Morris: The Mercurial Life of a Legendary Writer and Editor, published by PublicAffairs. Mr. King, who has been a contributing editor at Harper’s, described the life of the man who became the youngest editor in chief of Harper’s Magazine. He recounted Willie Morris’s life from his younger days in Mississippi to his resignation from Harper’s in 1971. Mr. King, a close friend of the late Mr. Morris, also described Mr. Morris’s influence on writers such as William Styron and James Jones. After his presentation the author answered audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on In Search of Willie Morris

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Apr 16, 2006
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Apr 22, 2006

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  • Apr 16, 2006 | 8:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 22, 2006 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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