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Donald Ray Pollock doesn’t tell the kind of stories you want to read right before bed. Crimespree magazine said The Heavenly Table, Pollock’s latest novel, was like a collaboration between Sam Peckinpah and Cormac McCarthy “during a weeklong meth binge in a whorehouse.” As a compliment. 964 more words
"The Devil All The Time" by Donald Ray Pollock, or Good Lord, this is a bleak and depressing book ...
I am going to buck the trends, and not join those who love this book.
There is much to like. Pollock’s prose is terrific, at times starkly poetic. 513 more words
This week we’re talking about an unconventional literary success story. Donald Ray Pollock quit his job of 30 years at a paper mill, determined to give writing a go. 180 more words