Bill Henderson


Bill Henderson, recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Lifetime Achievement Award and editor of the annual Pushcart Prize series, is also the author of the novel The Kid That Could (Nautilus, 1970) and six acclaimed memoirs: His Son (Norton, 1980), Her Father (Faber and Faber, 1995), Tower (Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 2000), Simple Gifts (Free Press/​Simon & Schuster, 2006), All My Dogs: A Life (Godine, 2011) and Cathedral (Pushcart/​Norton, 2014).

Selected Works

A personal essay about breast cancer and sacred construction
"Henderson divides his life into delightful and moving canine epochs." Publishers Weekly
A quixotic, vulnerable book about building a tower to save your life.

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