- Explore more great deals on 1000's of titles in our Deals in Books store.
In a time when few read the great writers of yore, you can learn so much from any of Joseph Epstein's essay books.
I knew Epstein to be a fan of James Gould Cozzens, author of Guard of Honor and By Love Possessed and I hoped for an essay to commemorate the 100th birthday in 2003.
Epstein also is a very smart reader, and he brings passages from the writings of others which are often extraordinary.
I have read Epstein's pieces in the Wall St. Journal and have become a fan. He is a wonderful writer and has written much on a variety of subjects. Read morePublished 7 months ago by MGKAL
Joseph Epstein's personal essays revealed much about the man that I did not know. Wonderful, biting essays about famous writers and philosophers, together with laugh-aloud... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Joyce Kossy
Joe Epstein is an outstanding exponent of the essay- for his readers they entertain and inform about subjects that range across the spectrum of subjects.Published 8 months ago by Edward B. Hauck
These essays are among the best I know. Epstein has an eye for the interesting subject, and a great intellect to work on it. Read morePublished on May 27, 2010 by Shalom Freedman
Twenty years ago I was an avid reader of Joseph Epstein's magazine pieces; his essays contra political correctness were music to my ears. Read morePublished on August 30, 2009 by Reader