Tagged with writers
Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids
Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person
Sherman Sez: a Sherman Alexie Fanzine
Celia and I made 24-hour zines together, but we only spent 12 hours on them. Hers is an adoring and adorable mini Sherman Alexie fanzine, because she is an adoring and adorable fan of the American Indian fiction writer.
Manhattan, When I Was Young
Cantwell’s memoir begins after she graduates from Connecticut College 1953 and moves to New York City to be a writer. She is a Catholic from a WASPy town in Rhode Island, but passes well enough. Her mother is not impressed when she marries a Jew fairly soon after graduating. But she’d slept with him, what could she do? I don’t mean to mock. On the outside Cantwell isn’t someone I can relate to, but the quality of her writing voice really got me, both its competence and its appeal, if that makes sense. It seems like the better the writing I’m reviewing the worse my own gets.
Highsmith: a Romance of the 1950s: a Memoir
and finally aka MJ Meaker
held by only one OCLC member library!
writes of her two year affair with mystery writer Patricia Highsmith who also wrote--as Claire Morgan--the lesbian romance (noted for its happy ending--not that kind of happy end, gutterbrain!) The Price of Salt.