Professor Duncan Wu's biography of William Hazlitt, published some months ago in the UK, where it has received strong positive reviews, was published in the US on January 15, 2009.  Please see links below to two reviews, the first by Michael Dirda in The Washington Post Book World, and the second in The Wall Street Journal.

Michael Dirda on 'William Hazlitt'

The Great Provoker: A man of letters and his many ex-friends

Professor Wu's book is also the central text reviewed in this week's New Yorker magazine (May 18, 2009).  Click here to read an excerpt from the review.