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"Shiloh" and the Orphan Stories from Ron Rash's "Something Rich and Strange"

One of my unofficial blogging resolutions for this year is to have more posts that aren’t specifically about the Deal Me In Challenge. So, okay, here’s one: 1,536 more words

Just Talking: My "Conversations with ..."


 Looking back to the mid-Eighties when I stumbled unto the opportunity to publish a hip downtown magazine  I am not clear on how I fell into the habit/practice of arranging conversations/interviews with contemporary writers, photographers, film directors, cartoonists, poets, painters and all manner of creative individuals. 193 more words

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


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


Book Recommendation: Above the Waterfall by Ron Rash

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

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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