Al Alvarez


Al Alvarez is the author of Risky Business, a selection of essays, many of which first appeared in The New York Review of Books.

Books
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    An African in Greenland

    Kpomassie is indisputably a man of extraordinary charm; he is also sharp and perceptive and honest?unencumbered by a sense of obligation to his hosts that might have prevented him from telling us what they are really like.”— Katherine Bouton, The Nation