‘It would be all right’: Novelist Susanna Moore finds solace in a sometimes troubling life story

In the memoir “Miss Aluminum,” the writer and former script reader for Jack Nicholson shares a #MeToo moment, and more. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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An unvarnished look at the troubled life of novelist Robert Stone

Madison Smartt Bell’s “Child of Light” is a revealing biography of the author of “Dog Soldiers” and “A Flag for Sunrise.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Are novelists obliged to tell the story of their private life?

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Charles Dickens: how two novelists gave Great Expectations a second life in the Pacific

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“Miss Aluminum,” Susanna Moore’s Memoir of Trauma and Transformation

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Poet and comedian Derrick C. Brown finds the bright spots in quarantine life

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Scott Turow Finds the Thrilling Life, in Court and in Books

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Smell the ink and drift away: why I find solace in photobooks

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Where to Find Free Short Stories Online

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A master of the short story finds humor in the darkest places

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