One of mine, too. Nicely done mini-review of just one sentence of Cormac McCarthy.
Any Stephen King short short story compilation is going to be a mixed bag. He’s been doing it for a lot of years, and some of them were first issued in some sketchy publications. And like some of his novels, the choices aren’t as well edited as perhaps they should have been. Still, they offer […]
A while back, I posted a Top Ten List of things in every Jack Reacher novel. And since then, the author has made it his business to fool me. Only six are wholly true, one partially true, and one totally turned on its head. I may actually have to go back and rewrite it.
But why quibble? Just tell me when the next one comes out.
I first stumbled across his work when I read “Shipping out: On the (nearly lethal) comforts of a luxury cruise” in the January 1996 issue of Harper’s. Harper’s continued to publish several of his essays over the years, such as Ticket to the Fair, a postmodern deconstruction of a midwest county fair. [sorry, these links […]