Willy Vlautin, Oregon novelist and musician, has published four novels, all of them dealing with characters in bad situations, especially economically. They are not members of the elite class, or even (most of them) the middle class. 484 more words
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~post by Carolyn
You can’t go wrong with Willy Vlautin. His knack for speaking plainly about hard truths earns comparisons to John Steinbeck and Raymond Carver. 880 more words
I don’t normally write book reviews, but I’m making an exception for Willy Vlautin, because he’s my current favourite writer.
I’ve just finished re-reading all of Willy’s books and can’t wait to see the movie adaptation of his first book – The Motel Life. 558 more words