Today I received a letter from Fr. Julian Stead, one of Sheldon Vanauken's closest friends, complimenting me on my recently published biography on Vanauken. Fr. Julian writes, "I congratulate you in your economy in words....It is well-written, pleasant & easy to read. You capture Van's character too." To learn more about the book click here: Sheldon Vanauken: The Man Who Received "A Severe Mercy"