Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941) published 23 books in his
lifetime, including the acclaimed Winesburg, Ohio (Penguin
Charles E. Modlin is Professor of English at Virginia Polytechnic and a trustee of the Sherwood Andersonliterary estate.
Gr 7 Up-Life in a small western town, by Sherwood Anderson. Narrated by Flo Gibson. Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.
"When he calls himself a 'poor scribbler' don't believe him. He is not a poor scribbler . . . he is a very great writer."--Ernest Hemingway
"Winesburg, Ohio, when it first appeared, kept me up a whole night in a steady crescendo of emotion."--Hart Crane "As a rule, first books show more bravado than anything else, unless it be tediousness. But there is neither of these qualities in Winesburg, Ohio. . . . These people live and breathe: they are beautiful."--E. M. Forster "Winesburg, Ohio is an extraordinarily good book. But it is not fiction. It is poetry."--Rebecca West