Are you prepared to stop calling yourself a writer if you put down a Patrick O'Brian novel because all those seafaring details grate on your nerves and you dislike having to look things up?
--Kaye Gibbons, Oxford American, Winter 2005
Monday, December 20, 2004
Sherman Alexie cancels book tour for memoir about his mother.
Why is Ben Murphy so happy? Because for once in his life, he's on time. He beat Roger Davis, Steve Kanaly and the moderator to the pan...
Last night I read Julian Barnes' The Sense of an Ending . Yes, the night before it went up against Donald Ray Pollock's The Devil Al...
When I finished Kevin Brockmeier's A Brief History of the Dead last spring I immediately did a search to see if the Coca-Cola Corp. had...