Ava’s Man, by Rick Bragg

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it too many times: memoirs aren’t written, nor are they to be read, for technical prowess. That I’ve said it that many times means I now have to eat my words. Rick Bragg has written a memoir so ably done that, well, you have to pay at least […]

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Dubliners, by James Joyce

Possibilities. If I were tto sum up what I believe Joyce was trying to do with this collection of connected stories, that’s the word I’d use. But back to that in a moment. Critiques of Joyce’s work goes in all directions, but that’s ultimately to his benefit, as far as I’m concerned. Most criticism terms […]

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