New biography of Hawthorne by Brenda Wineapple garners wide praise
Brenda Wineapple’s biography entitled Hawthorne: A Life was recently
released to wide praise. Sacvan Bercovitch, Cabot M. Powell Research Professor,
Harvard University has called the work “the best biography of Hawthorne;
the Hawthorne for our time.” Arnold Rampersad calls it "a vivid, almost
Knopf publishers is
allowing the Hawthorne in Salem Website to post excerpts from this new biography.
Watch for these in the coming months.