Publishers Weekly hails Samway on O’Connor-Giroux

March 25th, 2018

Flannery O’Connor and Robert Giroux: A Publishing Partnership Patrick Samway, by Patrick Samway, SJ
Univ. of Notre Dame Press (March 1, 2018; $39; 316p; ISBN 978-0-268-10309-5)

Fastidious … In this glimpse into the working relationship between author Flannery O’Connor and editor Robert Giroux. Samway’s analysis is thorough, … The respective biographies are seamlessly welded together. … Samway weaves an insightful account of how an uncommonly discerning editor helped guide a distinctive authorial voice to new literary heights.” Publishers Weekly

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Notre Dame UP, 2018

Patrick Samway, SJ

Patrick Samway signs books at Andalusia, the former home of Flannery O’Connor, in Milledgeville, GA. (He is signing a copy of SIGNPOSTS IN A STRANGE LAND, an anthology of writings by Walker Percy, edited by Samway.) Photo by Joni Saxon-Giusti.