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    • Letter 01 to Diana Athill 

      Roth, Philip (1963-08-18)
      Philip Roth is giving information to Diana to pass on to Ghali, primarily the contact information for a Paul Engle, director of the Writers Workshop at the State University of Iowa. Roth thinks Ghali should get in touch ...
    • Letter 02 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih (1963-09-28)
      Ghali talks to Diana about her possible marriage to a friend, Suzie's widower. Ghali implores her to not rush into a decision and to not forget how much she, as a person, is actually worth. He also explains how his time ...
    • Letter 03 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih
      Ghali seems to be in good spirits due to great weather and a new job in Scotland. He is going to start working for the British Army as a typist/translator. He plans to work there for a while, but does not want to go to ...
    • Letter 04 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih (1963-10-10)
      Ghali tells Diana that he has been thinking of her since the next day is N.S. day and Diana must be in a state. He goes on to talk to her about a short story she wrote him. He says it is too refined for his liking, but ...
    • Letter 05 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih (1963-10-23)
      Ghali is so excited to have read positive reviews in the paper for Diana's book. He then goes into details about the hierarchy of officers he spoke with when he tried to get his job at the British army base back. He often ...
    • Letter 06 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih
      Ghali writes this half on typewriter and half handwritten, because he had to pause his writing to finish some work. He concludes a previous conversation the two had on 'pangs' versus 'love' and agrees that Diana's views ...
    • Letter 07 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih
    • Letter 08 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih
      Ghali speaks to Diana about the recent string of short stories she has written and praises them for their technical skill, but critiques Diana for writing too efficiently like an artisan. He insists that she should write ...
    • Letter 09 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih
      Ghali is having a lot of problems with publishers and is trying to separate his personal relationship at this time with Diana from all the publishing conflict. He wants to start handling the international rights to his ...
    • Letter 10 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih (1963-11-06)
      Ghali harshly refers to a woman who is romantically interested in him and goes on to a long explanation of why he does not understand passion because he thinks love is just like a mathematical formula that necessitates ...
    • Letter 11 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih (1963-11-29)
      Ghali begins by attempting to justify his criticisms of Diana's writing. He explains that he is not a true writer, but he loves reading and developing personal opinions on writings, which include criticisms. These criticisms ...
    • Letter 12 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih (1963-12-04)
      Ghali begins by trying to console Diana about what he perceives as her recent writer's block/depression. He empathizes with the feeling of not being able to write anything and tells her that once he starts writing he cannot ...
    • Letter 13 to Waguih Ghali 

      Athill, Diana (1963-12-09)
      Diana is concerned that Ghali is too dependant on his despair like she was on her pain, and warns him that suffering alone will not suffice as a long-term solution. Where she once wallowed in her own loneliness, she has ...
    • Letter 14 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih (1963-12-10)
      Ghali is surprised by how seriously Diana took his criticism of her writings. He did not realize she was so sensitive to criticism, and if he knew would have been more clear in his criticism because he truly believes her ...
    • Letter 15 to Waguih Ghali 

      Athill, Diana (1963-12-22)
      Diana tells Ghali not to worry about Pan, she has had experience with this kind of guy before and knows how to handle herself better than Ghali gives her credit. Barry Reckord went to Jamaica the day before she wrote this ...
    • Letter 16 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih (1963-12-28)
      The entire letter consists of Ghali's reent mental thoughts of loneliness and anguish, He explains his daily thoughts of feeling empty and hopeless, keeping to himself and not wanting to interact with anyone else. He is ...
    • Letter 17 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih (1905-05-17)
    • Letter 18 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih
    • Letter 19 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih
    • Letter 20 to Diana Athill 

      Ghali, Waguih (1964-05-11)