Thrift, Schemes & Restlessness Characterize Both Katherine & J.F. Powers' Writing
12 Aug 2013 // 5:30 PM
"I am not by nature cut out for this life, as it's defined in these parts by the chamber of commerce and our bishop, who is devoted to Christian family living, as everyone knows." This deadpan tone suits J.F. Powers and his conflicted, capitalist, Midwestern, mid-century priests well.