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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 cinematic portrait.”

Knopf publishers is allowing the Hawthorne in Salem Website to post excerpts from this new biography. Watch for these in the coming months.


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