Every day this week, we will post a letter from the new book Selected Letters of William Styron. Here’s one to Dorothy Parker: “In fact I think I can say it has some of my best writing in it and will make stories by people like Hemingway and Turgenev pale in comparison. That sounds a bit like what Hemingway would say, doesn’t it?”

Every day this week, we will post a letter from the new book Selected Letters of William Styron

Here’s one to Dorothy ParkerIn fact I think I can say it has some of my best writing in it and will make stories by people like Hemingway and Turgenev pale in comparison. That sounds a bit like what Hemingway would say, doesn’t it?

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    (Styron was a 1979 fiction finalist for Sophie’s Choice.)
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