Adam Patric Miller: A Greater Monster

Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 3:00pm
Adam Patric Miller

Left Bank Books - Central West End 

In this remarkable, quietly piercing book-length rumination, Adam Miller demonstrates all the necessary assets of a first-rate personal essayist: an elegant prose style, acute observational powers, humanity, curiosity, erudition, humor, modesty and honesty. Whether he is writing about Bach, Bruce Chatwin, the shenanigans of his students, the marketing of classical music, his down-and-out biological painter-father and his worldly, successful stepfather, a collapsing marriage, a lame party of academics, his aching love for his children, or simply the signs he sees in passing on the road, he finds a way to engage us utterly. --Phillip Lopate

Parking: Lots one block north and one block east; street parking (meters free after 7pm)

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Left Bank Books - Central West End
399 N. Euclid Ave.
63108 Saint Louis
A Greater Monster By Adam Patric Miller Cover Image
ISBN: 9781932870923
Availability: Special Order
Published: Autumn House Press - January 4th, 2014