Louise Erdrich’s Love Medicine (1984)


"Since writing Love Medicine, I have understood that I am writing one long book in which the main chapters are also books titled Tracks, Four Souls, The Bingo Palace, The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse and The Painted Drum. The characters appear and disappear in my

Louise Erdrich’s Love Medicine (1984)2018-07-25T15:00:57-05:00

Telling Father’s Story: A Novel and a Memoir


Khaled Hosseini's And the Mountains Echoed and Maurice Mierau's Detachment: An Adoption Memoir are a perfect pair. Penguin Random House, 2014 And the Mountains Echoed begins with a story, told by a father to his son and his daughter. "Father never felt more present to Abdullah, more vibrant, revealed,

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Lorrie Moore’s A Gate at the Stairs (2009)


A Gate at the Stairs Lorrie Moore Bond Street Books, 2009 Earlier this year I picked through Self-Help, Moore's first collection of short stories, largely drawn from her Master's thesis, because somewhere I came across a reference to her story "How to Become a Writer", which made me think that

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