Why review a 38 year old book? When I spotted this book, I remembered the name Harry Caudill because of his book Night Comes to the Cumberland s . I read that book after reading a chapter about Harry Caudill in a book of essays by Wendell Berry called What Are People For? Now, I've been an admirer...
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Loosely based on the lives of George and Laura Bush, this novel is causing a sensation in both political and literary circles. Thirty-three year old author Curtis Sittenfeld hit the bestseller lists with her first novel, " Prep ," in 2005, utilizing her Seven Sisters background in a fictional...
Last weekend I finished reading Stephen Colbert's epic tome I Am America (and So Can You!) . If you have not done yourself the favor of reading this New York Times Bestseller (previously #1 on the hardcover nonfiction list), DO IT NOW! The fate of the free world rests in your hands. Being a fan of...