When a friend sent around a “let’s play” Facebook message about ten books that stuck with you, I made the list off the top of my head. 200 more words
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Cheever and his little nugget metaphors dipped in sarcasm–bitter almonds covered with chocolate.
In the stories there is a stylish sarcastic outrage at everything, especially the mundane little buggers we collectively as a culture take for granted, then feed back to ourselves as commonplace. 74 more words
Richard Ford reads John Cheever's "Reunion" (New Yorker fiction podcast (#1) "Reunions" December 2006)
[LISTENED TO: November 19, 2013] “Reunions” podcast
In the very first New Yorker fiction podcast, Richard Ford reads a story by John Cheever from 1962. 524 more words
The following is a short list of renowned creative figures who used the typewriter. It is hoped that these figures (both past and present) will inspire admirers of theirs to appreciate just how instrumental the typewriter was to the work and careers of these distinguished creatives, sometimes in ways they themselves probably didn’t even realise! 709 more words