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Reviews about historical, literary, classic, and other fiction.  Miscellaneous book things.

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Their Eyes Were Watching God
Mary Helen Washington, Zora Neale Hurston, Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Days of Greatness
Walter Kempowski
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Yevgeny Zamyatin, Clarence Brown

"You should write because you love the shape of stories and sentences and the creation of different worlds on a page. Writing comes from reading, and reading is the finest teacher of how to write."

--Annie Proulx

 

 

(From Annie Proulx, The Art of Fiction No. 199, The Paris Review)