REVIEW: OBJECT LESSONS – Stories from the Paris Review

Let me start by saying that this is not your typical collection.  It is not a juried contest or an annual anthology, edited by an acclaimed professor.  This is about writers, and what speaks to them. Pulled from the archives of The Paris Review, writers of today gush, er, introduce each selection.  The intros range from…

Conan Doyle Interview, via The Paris Review

I saw this clip about a year ago while visiting Edinburgh.  I went to a fantastic exhibit at the Surgeon’s Hall Museum that was on Dr. Bell and his student Doyle.  It was wonderful and fascinating.  I’m so glad The Paris Review found and posted it. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Speaks “It was only in the…

31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN – Day 6

I am a great lover of the Victorian Gothic.  Crumbling castles, secret inheritances, madness, and ghosts are things I never get tired of reading about.  I even wrote my Masters thesis on the use of these genre elements in film. The Southern Gothic is something that I have always felt like I couldn’t quite grasp,…

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