Here are the first four titles:
Out of Africa by Isak DinesenClick here to read the rest of the list and read an early review of Cheever's new book, American Bloomsbury.
A book suffused with longing for the lost world of adulthood.
Father and Son by Edmund Gosse
A model for writing about a parent.
Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov
A book suffused with longing for the lost world of childhood.
In Pharoah's Army by Tobias Wolff
Elegant and electrifying book about the war in Vietnam and the war in our hearts.