Confessions of a Knife

Confessions of a Knife

by Richard Selzer
     
 

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Richard Selzer is poet laureate of surgeons in America: a superb literary stylist who explores not only the human body, but the mind and soul as well. These essays are largely autobiographical and extend deep into emotional and medical territory commonly avoided by other writers.

Dr. Selzer's work has been published in New American Review, Esquire, Harper's and

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Overview

Richard Selzer is poet laureate of surgeons in America: a superb literary stylist who explores not only the human body, but the mind and soul as well. These essays are largely autobiographical and extend deep into emotional and medical territory commonly avoided by other writers.

Dr. Selzer's work has been published in New American Review, Esquire, Harper's and other periodicals. In 1975 he won the National Magazine Award for his essays.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780688064914
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
03/01/1987
Edition description:
1st Quill ed
Pages:
224

Meet the Author

Richard Selzer is the author of numerous books and articles. He is a former surgeon and professor of surgery. Selzer taught writing at Yale University and is the recipient of dozens of awards and honors, including a Pushcart Prize, National Magazine Award (for his essays), an American Medical Writer's Award, and a Guggenheim fellowship. His work has been published in New American Review, Esquire, Harper's, and other periodicals.

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