From the Archives

Dubus’s history with Godine goes back to the 1970s. Take a look at some of the things we were able to dig out when we sent our editor into the publicity archives…

PEN/Malamud Award Celebration Invitation Archives
An invitation to celebrate Dubus’s winning of the PEN/Malamud Award in 1991.
Longfellow Bookstore Letter to Dubus
Dubus’s publicist at Godine writes him about an upcoming bookstore event (with a nod to Dubus’s legendary love of the Red Sox).
Dubus in Red Sox Jacket Photo Archives
Clad in his Sox gear, Dubus poses for a promotional photo for his later collection of essays, Broken Vessels, written after the accident that left him wheelchair-bound.
Dubus at the Bookrack Newspaper Clipping Archives
An old press clipping for a reading at The Book Rack, a local Newburyport bookstore.
Catholic Book Club Dubus
Broken Vessels, Andre Dubus’s 1991 essay collection, was selected by The Catholic Book Club in September 1991.
DRG to Boston Magazine Correspondence Archive
David Godine, tireless champion of Dubus’s writing.
Chocolate Milk Correspondence Archives
Andre Dubus: better than chocolate milk.
Dubus Black Warrior Review
Dubus’s note to David Godine in a copy of Black Warrior Review featuring an interview with Dubus.