Christopher Guerin has two degrees in English Literature from Northern Illinois University and is the author of two books each of poetry and short fiction, a novel, and more than a dozen children
Writing a novel about writer’s block is a bit like cleaning a revolver when you’re not entirely incapable of suicide. Paul Theroux’s new book, a clumsy attempt at the mystery novel, goes off in his own hand.
29 Mar 2010
If you love to read, love to write, or are simply curious about how great authors think and talk about their craft, you’ll find these interviews endlessly fascinating.
28 Jan 2010
I found at least five of the stories here to be competent, but far from satisfying as an artistic whole.
04 Jan 2010
Nicholson Baker writes from his enthusiasms, which are many and ever changing. Among other things, his books have focused on sex, John Updike, public libraries, and pacifism and World War II. His latest, The Anthologist, is his love letter to poetry.
03 Nov 2009
Kazuo Ishiguro’s first collection of short fiction, though more grounded in everyday experience than his recent novels, is tinged with his sense of the strange and sad, and, new for him, the humorous.
14 Oct 2009
The minute I saw George in those blue jeans, work shirt, and those sand-colored boots, I had to have them, and that was exactly what I wore for the months that followed.
20 Sep 2009
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