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A Growing Up in the 50’s Book Review: The Shame of What We Are

A review of Sam Gridley’s The Shame of What We Are, a novel in pieces. Continue reading

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Mr. Boardwalk, Atlantic City

Review of Louis Greenstein’s novel, Mr. Boardwalk, a tale of Atlantic City. Continue reading

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Red Dirt by Joe Samuel Starnes

The rise fall and reconstruction of a tennis player from rural Georgia. Continue reading

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Men and Women of the South (Mostly Men)

One of my favorite authors who is also a personal friend is Joe Samuel Starnes. Sam has published two novels, Calling and Fall Line. What is distinctive about his writing is the depth of the characters he creates. They are, from the … Continue reading

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Work and the Economy in the 2010’s: A Novelist’s Perspective

Some of the best insight I’ve read about the impact of current U.S. economic trends on individuals is in the last two Dave Eggers Novels, A Hologram for the King and The Circle. A Hologram deals with outsourcing, employment and … Continue reading

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