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Susan Cheever


Susan Cheever

Susan Cheever is the author of the biographies E.E. CUMMINGS, AMERICAN BLOOMSBURY and MT NAME IS BILL, as well as five novels and four memoirs. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, New York Times and Newsday, among other magazines and anthologies. She has been a Guggenheim Fellow, has been nominated for a National Book Circle Award, and won the Boston Globe Winship medal. She attended Brown University and has taught at many places, including Yale, Brown, Columbia, the New School and Bennington College.

Susan Cheever

Books by Susan Cheever

by Susan Cheever - History, Nonfiction

From the drunkenness of the Pilgrims to Prohibition hijinks, drinking has always been a cherished American custom: a way to celebrate, grieve, and take the edge off. At many pivotal points in our history, alcohol has acted as a catalyst. In DRINKING IN AMERICA, Susan Cheever chronicles our national love affair with liquor, taking a long, thoughtful look at the way alcohol has changed our nation's history.

by Susan Cheever - Biography, Nonfiction

Based on extensive research, journals and correspondence, Susan Cheever, a lifelong fan of LITTLE WOMEN and a distinguished author in her own right, recounts the turbulent life of Louisa May Alcott.