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Announcing the Robert Graves Project

January 09

Today marks the publication day for Robert Graves and Alan Hodge's The Reader Over Your Shoulder, which gramarrian extraordinaire Patricia T. O'Conner, author of Woe is I, calls "the best book on writing ever published." The Reader Over Your Shoulder is not just a writing handbook. It is a witty and engaging treatise on the pleasures and pains of the English language itself, with witty criticisms of Graves's contemporaries, including Hemingway, Ezra Pound, and H. G. Wells.

The Reader Over Your Shoulder is only the first of fourteen works from the eccentric, downright polymathic mind of Robert Graves. An esteemed poet, a bestselling author of the historical novel I, Claudius, Graves wrote also wrote a diverse set of novels, books on mythology, children's tales. Seven Stories is excited to introduce these works back into the reading public. Check out the Graves books so far slated for publication here, and check out the full list of forthcoming titles here.

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