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Can One Make a Story Out of an Enigma?: 'Mrs. Nixon'
3 Jan 2012 // 4:02 PM
This book may not enlighten us at all about Mrs. Nixon, but it reveals the erudite workings of writer and educator Ann Beattie.
'Walks With Men' Serves Up a Stew of Little Common Sense Mixed With Hopeless Love
24 Aug 2010 // 5:00 PM
Many women have had a man who shook everything up, including a bedrock of self-respect, only to depart in some absolute, final way, leaving her to sort out the pieces.
Ann Beattie's 'The State We’re In' Doesn’t Settle for Easy Solutions
17 Aug 2015 // 9:05 PM
Who are we? How do we navigate the world or each other? These have long been Beattie’s signature concerns.