Articles tagged cheever: a life

11 May 2009 // 10:00 PM

Cheever: A Life by Blake Bailey

Given the turgid nature of many literary biographies, Bailey's success in giving the reader the tools needed to absorb and contemplate the life of "America's Chekhov" is remarkable.

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How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir

// Short Ends and Leader

"Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.

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