Re: RARA-AVIS: Douglas Fairbairn

From: John Williams (
Date: 21 Jun 2003

Juha wrote

> I've just acquired rights to reprint Fairbairn's SHOOT and possibly STREET
> (I'm expecting a copy to read it soon), and am looking at his backlist.
> anybody here read or know about his early work, and whether he published
> short fiction of interest?
> Contemporary authors lists these:
> A Man's World, Simon & Schuster, 1956.
> The Joy Train, Simon & Schuster, 1957.

I have both of these. I've skimmed A Man's World which is an amiable enough coming of age novel about a young American in France. It didn't inspire me to read the Joy Train, though. Be happy to lend you them if needed. And congrats on re-publishing Shoot and Street 8- both terrific books


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