When James Farrow’s father decided he wouldn’t have his 15 year old son under his roof any more, the boy was taken into care. Now James is 18 and is no longer the responsibility of Social Services. 722 more words
Layla is the story of a young woman whose journey forward is through the past.
In the 1960s, Layla’s parents were protesting the Vietnam War. Students were burning draft cards. 724 more words
Review: Plague Land, by S. D. Sykes
Pegasus, 2015. 336 pages. $26
Imagine a family in which a selectively deaf mother floats in and out of lucidity; the daughter never smiles and spends all her time listening at keyholes; and the younger son, the man of the house at age eighteen, isn’t up to the job. 597 more words