In which I consider my current relationship with my National Book Award reading challenge, how my reading has evolved in the past six months, and what…
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Hi, Y’all! Glad You’re Here— We’re here, we have reached the end—well, an ending of sorts. It’s 1959, the last longlist of the fifties, and I am so…
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Hi, Y’all! Glad You’re Here— We’re reaching the end of the first decade of the National Book Awards, with this week’s newsletter covering the entirety…
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In which I share snippets of the work-in-progress I've been editing and submitting.
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In which I consider the limitations of my own reading life...
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In which I reconsider the 1957 longlist, having finished the second half...
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In which we look at the first half of the 1957 longlist and consider the direction of the literary landscape
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Hi, Y’all! Glad You’re Here— Over the last couple of years, I’ve had the privilege of interviewing/chatting with some of my favorite authors. I’ve been…
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In which we discuss the NBA winner of 1956, and the Pulitzer Prize winner who almost took the gold.
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In which we look at the two Pulitzer-Prize winners and the National Book Award finalist to appear on the 1956 longlist
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In which we consider the three short story collections--all by southern women--that made the National Book Award longlist in 1956.
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In which we look at the winner of the 1955 National Book Award and the Pulitzer, and the novel that everyone else thought was more deserving.
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