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Arts and Sciences: A Seventies Seduction

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Hardcover, 210 pages
Published February 1st 1988 by Ticknor & Fields
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I met the author of Arts and Sciences at a Park City writing conference years ago, and the only thing he and I, separated by decades of vastly different experiences, were able to small talk about was that he went to Harvard, and I knew somebody who did.

So finding this novel on a free book table at my school was a surprise, because it is Mallon’s story of a young man’s coming of age at Harvard in the 1970’s. Whether it’s autobiographical I have no idea, though this copy has pencil notes in the ma
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Thomas Mallon is a novelist, critic and director of the creative writing program at The George Washington University.

He attended Brown University as an undergraduate and earned a Master of Arts and a Ph.D. from Harvard. He received the Ingram Merrill Foundation Award in 1994 and won a Rockefeller Fellowship in 1987. Mallon taught English at Vassar College from 1979-1991.

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