Reviews for Seven Storey Mountain

Book News Reviews
Merton's (1915-1968) spiritual autobiography, first published in 1948, is here presented with a memoir by Robert Giroux on how he came to publish this influential book, as well as a note to the reader from Merton's biographer, William H. Shannon. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Library Journal Reviews 1998 September #1
Harcourt is pulling out all the stops for this 50th-anniversary edition of Merton's spiritual masterpiece. In addition to the full text, this enhanced version includes an introduction by Merton's editor, Robert Giroux, and a reader's note by biographer and Thomas Merton Society founder Fr. William Shannon. The book comes with a cloth binding and a ribbon marker. Merton's faithful fans will be in seventh heaven over this glorious edition. Copyright 1998 Library Journal Reviews