The Price of Growth: Childhood and Maturity in Highsmith’s Carol

Today's book is Carol, the second novel by Patricia Highsmith. It was published in 1952 as The Price of Salt by a small press in New York. Harper's published her first novel, the classic thriller Strangers on a Train. They declined to publish The Price of Salt because of its lesbian content. To protect her … Continue reading The Price of Growth: Childhood and Maturity in Highsmith’s Carol