“Robert Coles asked generations of students to think about the ultimate question—how to live a life of purpose and meaning? In this book , he helps us all find the answers.”—Caroline Kennedy
“Dr. Robert Coles’s The Literature of Social Reflection has long been a legendary course at Harvard for good reason: through a lifetime of passionate attachment to, and deeply humanistic understanding of, as he puts it, the “call of stories”, Dr. Coles has opened for generations of students a uniquely inspiring window into the moral and spiritual life of our times.”—John Burnham Schwartz, author of The Commoner and Reservation Road
From the Hardcover edition.