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David Armand: The Gorge

David Armand

In the opening scenes of The Gorge, a new novel by Louisiana writer David Armand (Southeast Missouri State University Press) the far reaches of a sunken cave create an ominous presence that fuels the novel’s dark tone. At any point, The Gorge feels likely to break out into eruptions of brutality, or to stoke its

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October 5, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 30, 2015

If you like soothing hobbies that allow you to multitask, adult coloring books might be the new trend for you. And if you don’t, well, Cormac McCarthy is hard at work in his next novel, slated for release in 2016, giving you a prime public-transit-manspreading opportunity. Ready? Set? Read!

August 30, 2015

Famous First Words: The Orchard Keeper

Now an unquestionable and nearly unrivaled household name—reigning figurehead of American letters, perennial Nobel candidate, ritual bestseller hounded by film studios for the rights to adapt his work—Cormac McCarthy spent the first three decades of his career ensuring that he wouldn’t ever reach that stage. This wasn’t his expressed intent, of course; McCarthy was resolute

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August 6, 2014

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