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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Clifton Fadiman
RLIN number: NXCP87-A98
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Book-of-the-Month Club Project
Description: Book selection at Book-of-the-Month Club; memorable title selections; personal criteria for book selection; readers' reports; characteristics of judges; preference for British novels; literary themes in vogue.
Extent: Transcript: 45 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1955 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1904
Speaker occupation: Author; Literary critic
Age at speaking: 51
Document date: 1955
Interviewer: Starr, Louis Morris, 1917-1980
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Authors
Topics discussed - Other terms: Book clubs; Book-of-the-Month Club; Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-; Literary critics
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018778-14221