Zora Neale Hurston’s Dust Tracks on the Road (1942)

2017-09-14T09:49:40-05:00

"She was bodacious. She was outrageous. She enjoyed shaking things up." One contributor to the "Jump at the Sun" documentary about Zora Neale Hurston described her this way. Peter Bagge's new graphic biography suggests "unencumbered passion" and "grit" (Fire!!! The Zora Neale Hurston Story). In Alice Walker's essay, which opens

Zora Neale Hurston’s Dust Tracks on the Road (1942)2017-09-14T09:49:40-05:00

Tessa McWatt’s Higher Ed (2015)

2017-07-20T17:56:01-05:00

The story of how the cover for Higher Ed evolved provides readers with clues as to the novel's preoccupation with perspective; from a close-up of a clown fish to a human hand, Tessa McWatt's story covers the gamut. Random House Canada, 2015 It begins with a cast of characters,

Tessa McWatt’s Higher Ed (2015)2017-07-20T17:56:01-05:00

TGIF: In the workplace, on the page (2 of 4)

2015-06-25T13:31:37-05:00

A new Friday fugue, running through this month, considering the ways in which our working lives appear on the pages of novels and short stories. Wasn't I just talking about novels set in bookstores? Yup, in last Friday's post (here). Gabrielle Zevin's book fits perfectly on that shelf. Arsenal

TGIF: In the workplace, on the page (2 of 4)2015-06-25T13:31:37-05:00
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