Category: fragments

Thursday Reviews!: Good Bones and Simple Murders by Margaret Atwood

Good Bones and Simple Murders by Margaret Atwood My rating: 5 of 5 stars I read the first story of this book, “Murder in the Dark,” and when I was finished I turned to my husband, shoved the book in his hand, told him… Continue Reading “Thursday Reviews!: Good Bones and Simple Murders by Margaret Atwood”

Where to Put the Good Blonde?

In Good Blonde and Others, the opening selection is about Kerouac, hitchhiking back from Mexico, catching a ride in a brand-new Lincoln Mercury driven by a beautiful blonde in a bathing suit. Throughout the section, Kerouac wonders who on Earth would ever believe that… Continue Reading “Where to Put the Good Blonde?”

Thursday Reviews!: Good Blonde and Others by Jack Kerouac (A Mentor Review!)

Good Blonde by Jack Kerouac My rating: 3 of 5 stars Best part about this book: The sections where Kerouac talks his writing style. There are two selection/chapters that cover this “spontaneous prose”: “The Essentials of Spontaneous Prose” and “Belief & Technique for Modern… Continue Reading “Thursday Reviews!: Good Blonde and Others by Jack Kerouac (A Mentor Review!)”

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