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Nothing is more poisonous to steady recognition than death: how often is a writer—lauded, feted, bemedaled—plummeted into eclipse no more than a year or two after the final departure?
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Of the three literary types listed in the title of Cynthia Ozick’s Critics, Monsters, Fanatics, and Other Literary Essays, the author hews closest to the “fanatic,” or at least that’s what she told Giles Harvey in a New York Times Magazine… 751 more words
So I recently just finished reading Heir to a Glimmering World or The Bear Boy, as its known in the UK. I originally picked it up because the inside flap of the book and the back cover were FULL of praises for the author, Cynthia Ozick. 1,246 more words
Heir to the Glimmering World by Cynthia Ozick
Rose’s father always told her that her mother died when she was born, but Rose has one or two memories that say otherwise. 501 more words