Posted on 04/01/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Talk about a calling or a labor of love — one man has spent over four decades painting an exhaustive portrait of Mark Twain’s reading life.
Alan Gribben, cofounder of the Mark Twain Circle of America, will publish a three-volume work called Mark Twain's Literary Resources: A Reconstruction of His Library and Reading in May.
Lest you think the task was an easy one, the Guardian describes how Gribben pinned down the reading material of a man who loved evading questions and who lived a century ago.
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