Who Is Mark Twain?

Most of us know Twain as a distant figure in American literary history (first published by Harper Brothers in 1895) and the author of Huck Finn. But Twain was also a daring humorist, an insecure writer, and a searing cultural critic. And now…he’s back.

Wickedly funny and disarmingly relevant, Who is Mark Twain? shines new light on one of America’s most beloved literary icons­—a man who was well ahead of his time.

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Talking About Twain

I love to think of the great and God-like Clemens. He is the biggest man you have on your side of the water by a damn sight, and don’t you forget it. — Rudyard Kipling

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The “Next Mark Twain”