New Story in JMWW Jounal. Man. Woman. Fear. Violence. Love.
A few weeks of fighting the short story, made it possible to explore it once again through the eyes of three very different authors–one young, two old. The sentimental is stripped from the work of Robert Stone’s “Bear and His Daughter”, while McGuane still puzzles in a way that at times aggravates me as a [...]
I’ve been seeking a book to explain the development of the American landscape as it is now and have found it in Kenneth Jackson’s “Crabgrass Frontier”. I believe the book is classified under urban development but it is as much a book about American History as it is about suburbanization. Beginning with Brooklyn and Brookline [...]
A novel by Antonio Lobo Antunes, “The Natural Order of Things”, with an excellent translation by Richard Zenith. Antunes seems more accessible to me than the work of Jose Saramago, mainly based on the text. Saramago imbeds intricate story lines into block text that sometimes confuse me as a reader, though his characters and their [...]