William Golding reading from his work
After an introduction by Library of Congress Poetry Consultant Gwendolyn Brooks, British author William Golding presents comments and background information on his life and works. He then reads from his works Billy the kid and The ladder and the tree and concludes with a question-and-answer session.
Golding, William - Brooks, Gwendolyn - Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund - Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
William Golding (1911-1993)
William Golding was born in Cornwall, England, in 1911. Golding was primarily a novelist, though he also wrote plays, poetry, and essays. He is the author of Rites of Passage (1980), which won the Booker Prize, but is most well-known for his first novel, The Lord of the Flies (1954). He won the Nobel Prize […]