A Letter From The Publisher: Mar. 27, 1964

WRITING about writers is, in many ways, far more difficult than telling the stories of kings, politicians, bankers or bums. For the man who is putting the story down on paper often sees a great deal of himself in the subject. "We have many things in common," muses Writer Alwyn Lee about the subject of this week's cover story, Writer John Cheever.

What they have in common, is not necessarily their background. Alwyn Lee was born in Australia, only a few months from the time that John Cheever was born in Massachusetts, and put down his roots in that rough-and-ready land. He...

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