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Inconvenient memories

Earlier this year I read a book called ‘Saints at the River’ by Ron Rash. If you’re a fan of Southern Contemporary Literature I would recommend it. 567 more words

Musings

Above the Waterfall | Review

I purchased Ron Rash’s Above the Waterfall on a whim at the 2016 Library of Congress National Book Festival. The gorgeous, eye-catching cover and intriguing story line drew me into this amazing book. 461 more words

Hillbilly Elegy By J.D. Vance-A Review

Back to books, after a hiatus! I think that Hillbilly Elegy has garnered the amount of attention it has by seeming to offer insight on the demographic that might elect (shudder) Trump as POTUS. 179 more words

Politics

Book Recommendation: Above the Waterfall by Ron Rash

I recently read Ron Rash’s novelĀ Above the Waterfall and enjoyed it. Here’s a great review of the novel from Deep South Magazine.

Literary Magazine

The Risen, Ron Rash

Ron Rash opens his haunting new novel with a near-mythic resurrection. She is waiting, a voice tells us, she is patient. Set free by decades of rain that wear away her grave on the banks of a creek in Sylva, North Carolina, … 995 more words

Fiction

Rich and Strange

Finished Readings:

Self Help, short stories by Lorrie Moore. I read this a while ago and I must now guiltily and ashamedly report that while I remember liking the stories at the time, none of them stuck in my head. 713 more words

Is Less More in Ron Rash's Above the Waterfall?

In Above the Waterfall, Les is a sheriff on the eve of retirement just trying to keep the peace…find some peace…in his small North Carolina mountain town. 526 more words

Books