A couple of weeks back, I was looking for John Berryman’s biographical study of Stephen Crane. I did not find it, but I did find a signed hardback edition (not sure if it’s a first or second printing) of Harry Crews’s amazing memoir 62 more words
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So I searched out Mac’s place the way other men might search out the right wife or the right church. No blasphemy intended, but I learned a long time ago for many of us where we drink is more important than what we drink, more important even than if we drink, because a bar that’s right is a place you can go and sit for hours in the friendly supportive dark, sipping warm Coke and eating endless bags of fried hogskins, greasing and regreasing your stomach after some mild outrage in the same bar the night before.