Writing a novel is a very personal process. For some, it is never-ending. But how long should it take?
The elusive Great American Novel. You’ve heard the term. What does it mean to you? And, in current American culture, is the term becoming outdated?
Both brilliant and controversial, it’s hard to argue John Steinbeck’s place near the top of classic American literature. But of his most famous books, which is his crowning achievement?
For all intents and purposes, many of my recent posts were about appreciating the art of writing. Now I want to appreciate the art of reading.
Remember that book I proclaimed should be considered a Great American Novel? Philipp Meyer’s The Son? Well, it is now a TV show—premiering this Saturday night on AMC. When it was first announced that they were making the book into a TV show, I was a little hesitant. Firstly, everyone knows the book is always […]