Still the same old story? (On Trials of the Earth)

2021-02-01T16:13:09-05:00

Mary Mann Hamilton's Trials of the Earth: The True Story of a Pioneer Woman was originally writen in the 1930s, recounting her experiences pioneering. The chronicle begins in the 1880s in Missouri, moving into Arkansas, with her being crowded into a marriage, as a wife but not an equal. Little Brown

Still the same old story? (On Trials of the Earth)2021-02-01T16:13:09-05:00

MRE Authors: Penelope Lively and Toni Morrison

2020-10-01T12:47:18-05:00

Because I love making reading lists almost as much as I love reading the books that I add to them, I have big plans for my MustReadEverything Reading Projects, but then there are dozens of other books that I also want to read. This year so far, I have reread seven

MRE Authors: Penelope Lively and Toni Morrison2020-10-01T12:47:18-05:00

Sally Mann’s Hold Still (2015)

2015-06-17T14:27:46-05:00

Sally Mann's Hold Still is a photographer's memoir; although she has kept a journal since she was a girl, her love of imagery is deeply rooted, and it's hard to imagine her memoir taking any other form. Currently represented by the Gagosian Gallery, her CV is impressive and extensive, but

Sally Mann’s Hold Still (2015)2015-06-17T14:27:46-05:00

Partitions: Neverhome (2014) and Between Clay and Dust (2012)

2017-07-24T15:11:53-05:00

Neverhome is set in the years of the American Civil War and narrated by a fledgling letter-writer. She has survived the conflict and adopted this strange chore of authoring. Little, Brown and Company, 2014 "When I’d eaten up my given share of a day I’d take up my pen

Partitions: Neverhome (2014) and Between Clay and Dust (2012)2017-07-24T15:11:53-05:00

Quarterly Stories: Winter 2014

2017-07-24T15:11:57-05:00

An excess of short stories in the later part of this year has led to a decision to return to the habit of more often devoting entire posts to collections rather than covering a variety in a single pass (last seen in Quarterly Stories: Autumn 2014) Algonquin Books, 2014

Quarterly Stories: Winter 20142017-07-24T15:11:57-05:00
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