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Decatur Book Festival

The Decatur Book Festival was this past weekend in downtown Decatur, Georgia. This is the second year I have attended this event. Last year my family and I attended; we walked around for hours listening to some of the speakers. 426 more words

Spiritual Terror & the Corn Maiden

The Corn Maiden (2011) by Joyce Carol Oates is a novella of psychological realism and spiritual terror, laden with masterly characterization of souls both “normal” and aberrant. 214 more words

Book Reviews

Ted Kennedy and Al Sharpton: no excuses

Reading all about Al Sharpton’s emergence as a respectable political leader and go-to guy for President Obama, I’m reminded of Ted Kennedy.

Liberal Democrats loved Ted Kennedy. 869 more words

 “The first sentence can’t be written until the final sentence is written.”  –  Joyce Carol Oates

Novel Writing

September Boston-Area Book Readings of Note


Joyce Carol Oates

Lovely, Dark, Deep: stories

Brookline Booksmith

At Coolidge Corner Theatre

Thursday, September 11 at 6pm

Jessie Burton

The Miniaturist

Harvard Book Store… 99 more words


Unsung Female Writers (Part Three)

When I ran the Unsung Female Writers’ lists parts one and two, JacquiWine contacted me and suggested I ask some male bloggers to share their suggestions. 1,223 more words