Tag Archives: John Dos Passos

1927 Diary

Cover 1927 Diary

Another tersely factual diary with many references to Jack Lawson and to John Dos Passos. No diaries exist for 1928 and 1929. Tim Page believes that they may have been destroyed at the same time Powell seems to have destroyed all correspondence with Lawson.

1947 Diary

Cover 1947 Diary

John Dos Passos is in a terrible accident, which kills his wife Katy; Powell visits him in Boston. At the end of the year, Powell is badly beaten by her son Jojo, which she refers to only obliquely but exults in the “luxury” of her hospital stay. The unedited report of Powell’s visit to see […]