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Phyllis Rose


Phyllis Rose


Phyllis Rose is the author of A WOMAN OF LETTERS, a biography of Virginia Woolf that was a finalist for the 1979 National Book Award; PARALLEL LIVES: Five Victorian Marriages; JAZZ CLEOPATRA: Josephine Baker in Her Time; THE YEAR OF READING PROUST: A Memoir in Real Time; and two collections of essays. She is also the editor of THE NORTON BOOK OF WOMEN'S LIVES. 

Books by Phyllis Rose

by Phyllis Rose - Essays, Literary Criticism, Nonfiction

Essayist and biographer Phyllis Rose chose a bookshelf at random --- LEQ-LES --- challenging herself to an adventure in “extreme reading” in the wilds of a historic library on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.