“The Books That Mattered: A Reader’s Memoir”
Author: Frye Gaillard
Publisher: NewSouth Books
Price: $27.95 (Cloth)
A few writers, even in mid-career, will deny that they read anything much. Faulkner denied, disingenuously, that he had read Joyce’s “Ulysses,” for example, probably for fear readers would feel he had been unduly influenced by Joyce’s stream-of-consciousness experiments.