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Happy birthday, Alice McDermott

From an interview with novelist Alice McDermott: It’s been said that, to some extent, every novelist writes the same book over and over. Many reviewers have noted how much your novels share: middle-class Irish Catholic characters, and that Long Island … Continue reading

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2008 Books Read

… in the order in which I finished them, understanding that very often I read many books at the same time. I count re-read books, by the way. I’ll include links to any posts or book excerpts I might have … Continue reading

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That Night, by Alice McDermott: The Beginning

I’m now reading That Night: A Novel, by Alice McDermott – author of the wonderful and National Book Award-winning Charming Billy: A Novel (Picador Modern Classics) (my post about it here). McDermott often writes from the point of view of … Continue reading

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