Tag Archives: Flannery O’Connor

July/August 2020 Viewing Diary

Let’s get to it. July and August have been very … extra. Movies are fine, but I am gravitating towards series, anything I can binge-watch. I get clicked into something that interests me, and then feel so relieved that I … Continue reading

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Review: Flannery (2020)

I reviewed the new documentary about Flannery O’Connor for Ebert.

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Happy Birthday, Flannery O’Connor

“Everywhere I go, I’m asked if I think the universities stifle writers. My opinion is that they don’t stifle enough of them.” – Flannery O’Connor Flannery O’Connor was born today, in Savannah, Georgia in 1925. She is one of the … Continue reading

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The Books: “Wise Blood” (Flannery O’Connor)

Daily Book Excerpt: Adult fiction:: Wise Blood, by Flannery O’Connor. Oh, Flannery, I love thee so. She’s another one I came to late – I didn’t have to read her in high school or college, which is how I was … Continue reading

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1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

Jessa Crispin has an interesting interview with Peter Boxall, editor of 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die. I loved what Boxall said at the end: “Having benefited from an extraordinary number of emails and letters as well as … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to Flannery O’Connor

She was born today, in Savannah, Georgia in 1925. Man, what to say, what to say … I think she’s one of our greatest American authors. Not just a great Southern writer, although she is that, one of the all-time … Continue reading

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Book Thoughts

Okay, so I haven’t finished a book in … 4 weeks?? 5 weeks?? The last book I finished was, I think, At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O’Brien. After that, I started a couple of different books (I have different needs … … Continue reading

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