At his death in 1990, Walker Percy left a considerable legacy of uncollected nonfiction. Assembled in Signposts in a Strange Land, these essays on language, literature, philosophy, religion, psychiatry, morality, and life and letters in the South display the imaginative versatility of an author considered by many to be one the greatest modern American writers.
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About the Author
Walker Percy wrote several books, many of them bestsellers, and is considered one of the greatest American writers of our time.
Table of Contents
Why I Live Where I Live
New Orleans Mon Amour
The City of the Dead
Going Back to Georgia
Mississippi: The Fallen Paradise
Uncle Will's House
A Better Louisiana
The American War
Red, White, and Blue-Gray
Stoicism in the South
A Southern View
The Southern Moderate
Is a Theory of Man Possible?
Naming and Being
The State of the Novel: Dying Art or New Science?
Novel-Writing in an Apocalyptic Time
How to Be an American Novelist in Spite of Being Southern and Catholic
From Facts to Fiction
Physician as Novelist
Diagnosing the Modern Malaise
Eudora Welty in Jackson
Foreword to A Confederacy of Dunces
Rediscovering A Canticle for Leibowitz
The Movie Magazine: A Low "Slick"
Accepting the National Book Award for The Moviegoer
Concerning Love in the Ruins
The Coming Crisis in Psychiatry
The Culture Critics
The Fateful Rift: The San Andreas Fault in the Modern Mind
Culture, the Church, and Evangelization
Why Are You a Catholic?
A "Cranky Novelist" Reflects on the Church
The Failure and the Hope
A View of Abortion, with Something to Offend Everybody
Foreword to The New Catholics
If I Had Five Minutes with the Pope
An Unpublished Letter to the Times
Another Message in the Bottle
The Holiness of the Ordinary
An Interview with Zoltan Abadi-Nagi
Questions They Never Asked Me
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