Prodigal Sons: The New York Intellectuals and their world.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1986. First edition 8vo. 461 pp. Corners and spine ends slightly bumped and worn. Rubbing to dj. Tear to edge of dj. Pages fresh and clean. Subjects include Lionel Trilling, Alfred Kazin, Irving Howe, Leslie Fiedler, Philip Rahv, and William Phillips; social scientists like Daniel Bell, Seymour Martin Lipset, and Nathan Glazer; art critics and historians Clement Greeberg, Harold Roseberg, and Meyer Schapiro; novelist Saul Bellow; and political journlists Irving Kristol and Norman Podhoretz. "So deeply entrenched in our intellectual establishment are these people that it's easy to forget that most grew up on the edge of American society- poor, Jewish, the children of immigrants." Near Fine in Near Fine dj Quarter Cloth 019503662X (Item ID: 61116)