House of Stairs Resources & Further Study

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Commire, Anne, ed. Something about the Author. Vol. 3. Detroit: Gale Research, 1980. Contains biographical information about Sleator.

Davis, James E., and Hazel K. Davis.

"Another Author Study: William Sleator." Focus (Spring 1989): 26-29.

Analysis and summary of ten of Sleator's books.

Holtze, Sally Holmes, ed. Junior Authors and Illustrators. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1983. Contains biographical information about Sleator.

Pollack, Pamela D. "Review." Library Journal (March 15, 1974): 904. Pollack calls House of Stairs an "intensely suspenseful page-turner par excellence."

"Review." Literary Journal (December 15, 1974): 3248. This review characterizes House of Stairs as "topflight s/f suspense."

"Review." Publishers Weekly (May 6, 1974): 68. This positive review approaches House of Stairs as an "extremely interesting, uncomfortable novel."

Sleator, William. "Getting to Be a Writer." E. P. Dutton brochure. Contains autobiographical information about Sleator and a summary of his concepts of the science-fiction genre.

"What Is It About Science Fiction?" ALAN Review (Winter 1988): 46. Sleator writes...

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