NEA Big Read
by Tobias Wolff
There is a need in us for exactly what literature can give, which is a sense of who we are… a sense of the workings of what we used to call the soul.
About the Book
About the Author
Historical and Literary Context
Tobias Wolff. Photo by Jennifer Hale.
Works About Tobias Wolff
Peterson, Anne Palmer. "Talking with Tobias Wolff."
Continuum: The Magazine of the University of Utah,
Prose, Francine. "The Brothers Wolff."
New York Times Magazine,
February 5, 1989.
Woodward, Joe. "The Gun on the Table."
Poets & Writers,
If you'd like to read other novels about the campus experience, you might enjoy:
A Separate Peace,
A Good School,
Tea and Sympathy,
The Headmaster: Frank L. Boyden of Deerfield,
If you'd like to read books admired by Tobias Wolff, you might enjoy:
The Death of Ivan Ilyich,
In Our Time,
So Long, See You Tomorrow,
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love,
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