Introduction: Warren F. Broderick
Warren F. Broderick is an archivist for the New York State Archives in Albany and writes on local, American literary, and Native American history. He lives in Lansingburgh, N. Y., not far from Grafton.
By (author) Granville Hicks
Granville Hicks (1901-1982) wrote prolifically for more than fifty years-reviews and essays in
The New Masses (which he edited), The New Republic, Saturday Review, and The Nation, and utopian novels and works of literary history and criticism, including the influential The Great Tradition.
Foreword: Ron Powers
Ron Powers is the author of Dangerous Water: A Biography of the Boy Who Became Mark Twain, as well as Tom and Huck Don't Live Here Anymore, and coauthor of the bestseller Flags of Our Fathers: Heroes of Iwo Jima. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for criticism, he lives in Middlebury, Vermont.