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INTERVIEW: Donald Ray Pollock

Donald Ray Pollock is an American writer. Born in 1954 and raised in Knockemstiff, Ohio, Pollock has lived his entire adult life in Chillicothe, Ohio, where he worked at the Mead Paper Mill as a laborer and truck driver until age 50, when he enrolled in the English program at Ohio State University.  2,362 more words


The Devil All the Time

I read roughly 3-4 books a week. I used to review most of what I read, but I no longer have the time. I’ve thought about keeping a reading journal and simply putting out an end-of-year statement. 647 more words

K.e. Garvey

The Devil All The Time by Donald Ray Pollock

Well howdy there friends! It’s been a little while. How have you been? How’s your life? Now that I’m finally done organizing bachelorette parties and almost balling while trying to give speeches and drinking my body weight in fermented, tasty beverages, we can finally get back to the thing that brought us all here: delightful, delicious, wonderful books. 564 more words


Marie's Reading: "The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley" by Hannah Tinti

Loo and her dad have lived an unsettled life.  Always moving from place to place.  Loo’s dad, Hawley, has a mysterious past, represented by twelve different scars all over his body–all from bullets.  341 more words

Book Reviews

7 Reasons You Should Never Stop Writing


by Nathan Elias

Writing is such a mysterious thing. Some people marvel at the task and enjoy its fruits (like books, movies, or music) while others take on the task of trying to create the things that people love. 1,174 more words