Justin Kaplan is also the author of Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award. He is general editor of Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He is married to the novelist Anne Bernays. They have three daughters and six grandchildren, and live in Cambridge and Truro, Massachusetts.
never finished-I like Whitman poetry but he lost my loyalty as a reader when I started to read this Biography! . Read morePublished 2 months ago by BDW
Kaplan's bio of Walt Whitman gave real insight into the intellectual, cultural and emotional roots of as an poet. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Eugene A. Melino
As stated above, the author drew a lot of Whitman and friends' letters and notes so it makes it a more personal portrait.Published 20 months ago by Dana Yost