Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Luck of Friendship: The Letters of Tennessee Williams and James Laughlin” as Want to Read:
The Luck of Friendship: The Letters of Tennessee Williams and James Laughlin
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Luck of Friendship: The Letters of Tennessee Williams and James Laughlin

2.40  ·  Rating details ·  10 ratings  ·  3 reviews
In December 1942, two guests at a Lincoln Kirstein mixer bonded over their shared love of Hart Crane’s poetry. One of them was James Laughlin, the founder of a small publishing company called New Directions, which he had begun only seven years earlier as a sophomore at Harvard. The other was a young playwright named Thomas Lanier Williams, or "Tennessee," as he had just st ...more
ebook, 432 pages
Published March 13th 2018 by W. W. Norton Company
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Luck of Friendship, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Luck of Friendship

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-28
Average rating 2.40  · 
Rating details
 ·  10 ratings  ·  3 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of The Luck of Friendship: The Letters of Tennessee Williams and James Laughlin
Scott Kenan
May 17, 2018 rated it did not like it
Poor Thomas Keith.
Robert Samuels
Mar 18, 2018 rated it did not like it
Dull and dry.
Paul Wilner
Apr 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wonderful stuff. My review, for ZYZZYVA magazine, is linked below:

http://www.zyzzyva.org/2018/04/27/cat...
...more
Joseph Mandel
rated it did not like it
May 11, 2018
Rebecca Catledge
rated it did not like it
May 09, 2018
Jamie
rated it liked it
May 28, 2018
Loch Affric
rated it did not like it
Dec 26, 2018
Scott Hanson
rated it it was ok
Feb 26, 2019
Glen Davis
rated it really liked it
May 30, 2019
jennet wheatstonelllsl
rated it it was amazing
Jul 27, 2020
Salome
marked it as to-read
Mar 15, 2018
SloMo
marked it as to-read
Mar 19, 2018
Zoe Beeny
marked it as to-read
Apr 04, 2018
Laura
marked it as to-read
Apr 05, 2018
Jake Campbell
marked it as to-read
May 11, 2018
Kristy Lin Billuni
marked it as to-read
May 14, 2018
Cory
marked it as to-read
Jun 13, 2018
Cass
marked it as to-read
Jul 07, 2019
Renee
marked it as to-read
Oct 23, 2020
Aharon Eviatar
marked it as to-read
Dec 10, 2020
Jacob Kaplan
marked it as to-read
Feb 19, 2021
jeanlouiseblue
marked it as to-read
Mar 18, 2018
Gianni
is currently reading it
Sep 18, 2018
Jason
is currently reading it
Oct 24, 2018
Creolecat
marked it as to-read
Jan 20, 2020
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • A Streetcar Named Desire
See similar books…
10 followers
James Laughlin was an American poet and literary book publisher who founded New Directions Publishing.

One of Laughlin's most anthologized works is "Step on His Head", a poem about his relationship with his children.
...more

News & Interviews

Kazuo Ishiguro insists he’s an optimist about technology.  “I'm not one of these people who thinks it's going to come and destroy us,” he...
265 likes · 26 comments