Tag Archives: Literary Reviews

Review: ‘Autumn’ by T.E. Hulme

“A touch of cold in the Autumn night— I walked abroad, And saw the ruddy moon lean over a hedge Like a red faced farmer. I did not stop to speak, but nodded, And round about were the wistful stars … Continue reading

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Review: ‘The Bean Eaters’ by Gwendolyn Brooks

“They eat beans mostly, this old yellow pair. Dinner is a casual affair. Plane chipware on a plain and creaking wood, Tin flatware. Two who are mostly good. Two who have lived their day, but keep putting on their clothes … Continue reading

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Contrast: Thurber’s ‘The Night the Bed Fell’ vs. Shirley Jackson’s ‘The Night We All Had Grippe’

I stood in front of the Writer’s Workshop ready to pontificate my verbal bowel movement. It was ‘Pride Week’ so I was surprised that our four *gay* Writers were all at the Workshop. “What the hell are you guys doing … Continue reading

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Review: Out of Order by William Saroyan

Man in the Expository Mode, Book 1. I am going to review stories from Joy Littell’s magnificent compilations found only in the groundbreaking Man Series from 1970-72. I am bored with most contemporary authors, not all, just most. So Saroyan … Continue reading

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Review: Stark Naked by Norton Juster

The Reviewer’s State of Mind: My dad had this book, back about 1970. It tracked his dry humor and ready wit. I just found the book, used, online and it makes me feel like he is in the room with … Continue reading

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