Tag Archives: Alice Munro

Parrots and Catholicism: Irish Short Story Writers Bowen and O’Brien

Dear Reader: Longer ago than I care to think, I promised Mel U at The Reading Life that I would join in the Irish Quarter: A Celebration of Irish Short Story event focused on bringing bloggers and readers together to discuss Irish literature.  Today, I finally got down to it, reading an Elizabeth Bowen short …

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Happy Belated Birthday, Edith! And Top Ten and Teaser Tuesday

Dear Reader: Edith Wharton is 150 #154) Hermione Lee’s biography of Edith Wharton arrived in the mail with a big 850 page thud today – yes! It was Edith’s 150th birthday recently and in honor of her (I’m NOT going to try to spell that one) centennial and a half I decided to get going …

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