William Stoner is born at the end of the nineteenth century into a dirt-poor Missouri farming family. Sent to the state university to study agronomy, he instead falls in love with English literature and embraces a scholar’s life, so different from the hardscrabble existence he has known. And yet as the years pass, Stoner encounters a succession of ...
First Published in 1965
2018-05-22T00:00:00.000ZIt's actually a really great book and I really enjoyed reading it. – source
2013-06-10T17:20:57.000ZBest book I've read this year is a remarkable novel by John Williams called STONER. It isn't about drugs but it's about everything else... – source
2017-12-30T18:49:18.000ZI read 51 books in 2017 (may squeeze in one or two more before EOY). Here are my favorites, with a little bit of commentary. In no particular order: – source