“It’s a wonderful collection published in 1997 by Murdoch’s biographer, Peter Conradi. He told me it was his crowning achievement, more so that the biography, which I thought was surprising. If readers are coming fresh to her non-fiction, I would say you’ve got to read “Against Dryness” from the 1950s. It’s the best discussion of literary fiction and where we are.” Read more...
The Best Iris Murdoch Books