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A marvelous read. Cheever is as brilliant in his journals as he is in his fiction.Published 8 months ago by Helen
Great writing. The Kindle version has an incredible number of typos. I can't believe this is viewed as ready to sell.Published 11 months ago by G. Gomez
John Cheever left personal journals documenting thirty-five years of his life, and approaching - in the estimate of longtime friend and editor, Robert Gottlieb - something like... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Il'ja Rákoš
If you approach this book looking for yet another sad example of a self-destructive, sexually repressed, narcissistic alcoholic writer whose limitations negatively affect those who... Read morePublished 18 months ago by PBH
I have not read any of John Cheever’s books, but read in one of those New York Time profiles by an author that this book changed his life. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Dr. Wilson Trivino
There is considerable material on Cheever's almost spiritual love of nature: sunsets, meadows, soft breezes; and not very much on daily activities.Published on October 21, 2013 by Richard Lottridge
I'm a sort of Peeping Tom, I suppose, to be so enchanted with reading diaries and journals of people from all ages. Read morePublished on June 28, 2012 by Robert C. ross
I had never even read any of John Cheever's work. These journals are remarkable. They are real, intimate, and at times so personal they put me on the edge of anxiety for days. Read morePublished on July 3, 2008 by Lola Falana