William H. Gass

(1924-2017)

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The late William H. Gass was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, critic, and former professor of philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

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The great novelist, essayist and prose stylist William H. Gass died last week at 93. This tribute show is composed of excerpts from previous Bookworm conversations with Gass.

William H. Gass Tribute

The great novelist, essayist and prose stylist William H. Gass died last week at 93. This tribute show is composed of excerpts from previous Bookworm conversations with Gass.

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William H. Gass: Life Sentences

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