Elise. Ash Wednesday.
Monthly Archives: February 2013
The full truth of the Bundruns’ family life remains forever unavailable to its surviving members. The reader may come to understand it, but Anse doesn’t, or Cash, or his sister Dewey Dell, and it is only the liberty Faulkner allows himself that makes us recognize the mystery at the heart of their lives.
Michael Gorra on The Sound and the Fury
Don’t you ever wonder if life is like a book; you should be able to read and see what comes next, what’s going on now, what could ever happen?
You could call this desire — to really have that awareness, to be as open as possible, all the time, to beauty and cruelty and stupid human fallibility and unexpected grace — the George Saunders Experiment.
Joel Lovell on George Saunders
I am sorry; I am not so good at
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