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Harry Crews (1935 - 2012), "Blood and Grits"

“In the final essay, ‘Climbing the Tower,’ he contemplates the relationship between futility, violence, and creativity: ‘I know what it means to live in an atmosphere of perpetual failure,’ he admits. 26 more words

Random Notes

Country Noir: My Journey to the Rough South

It’s not often that you can pinpoint the reading of a particular book as life-changing. Rummaging through a box of a stranger’s discarded books in 2009, my eye was caught by the cover of Harry Crews’  1,230 more words

Book Reviews

Harry Crews

Reading a Harry Crews book is like drinking rot-gut whiskey with an old friend who just got out of jail, but will no doubt be back in the slammer come sun-up. 38 more words

Noir Fiction

Krimis, die man 2015 lesen sollte (V)

Es ist fast eine sichere und daher unfaire Wette, davon auszugehen, dass Merle Krögers “Havarie” (seit 4. Mai im Handel) die KrimiZeit-Bestenliste im Juni anführen wird. 489 more words

Krimis, Die Man Lesen Sollte

A Journey Inward


I’d like to thank a friend and fellow blogger, Peter (https://pvirant.wordpress.com), for the above recording of my piece. It was such a pleasant surprise to hear my own words read aloud by someone else. 502 more words

The Art Of Tuesday

Harry Crews on true love...and asses

“‘But true love,’ he said, ‘godddamn true love is taking it out of you ass and sticking it in your mouth.'” – A Feast of Snakes… 857 more words