Edmund White is a novelist and literary critic. He has written some twenty-five books – novels, memoirs, travel books, biographies and essays. He has written on Sartre, Genet, homosexual desire and sex as well as on Proust and Paris. He teaches writing at Princeton and is a contributing editor at Granta.
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Prague: A Disappearing Poem
'Prague, this dramatic and suffering centre of Western destiny, is gradually fading away into the mists of Eastern Europe, to which it has never really belonged.' Milan Kundera on the loss of Prague's thousand-year-culture in Prague: A Disappearing Poem.