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Down from Troy
Down from Troy (August 2010)
A Doctor Comes of Age
Richard Selzer - Author
Peter Josyph - Afterword

A beautifully crafted memoir by one of America’s finest storytellers.

In this beloved classic, Richard Selzer recounts his childhood in Troy, New York, during the Great Depression. No easy town to come of age in, Troy in the 1930s was a city long past its prime, “full of whores and TB,” and as the son of a general practitioner, Selzer had occasion to view both up close. In the midst of this g...(Read More)
 
 
Saving Troy
Saving Troy (November 2009)
A Year with Firefighters and Paramedics in a Battered City
William B. Patrick - Author
Richard Selzer - Foreword by

A powerful account of the hazards, challenges, and dangers faced by America’s first-responders.

“This is on-the-scene reporting at its best. Bill Patrick has written a suspenseful account of the heroic, often tragic working lives of the firemen of the city of Troy, their comradeship, and their concern for the suffering of the victims. It is as fast-paced as a fire engine racing to put out the flames. Altogether ...(Read More)
 
 
Letters to a Best Friend
Letters to a Best Friend (July 2009)
Richard Selzer - Author
Peter Josyph - Edited and with a preface by

A lively and intimate selection of letters on life, literature, and art from one of America’s finest prose stylists.

In 1988, when author and former surgeon Richard Selzer answered a letter from Peter Josyph, a New York artist he had met, he did not know that he was embarking on the most enduring correspondence of his life. In thousands of letters, written in longhand over the course of two decades, Selzer de...(Read More)
 
 
Knife Song Korea
Knife Song Korea (July 2009)
A Novel
Richard Selzer - Author

Award-Winning Finalist in the Fiction & Literature: Literary Fiction category of the “Best Books 2010” Awards, sponsored by USA Book News

SILVER MEDALIST - 2010 Independent Publishers Book Award in Literary Fiction Category

2009 Editor's Choice Award for Fiction by Foreword Magazine

A tumultuous year in the life of a young surgeon during the Korean War.

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