Book Review: Letters to a Young Writer, by Colum McCann

Letters to a Young Writer by Colum McCann HarperCollins, April 2017 This is a short book of writing advice by…

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2015 Reading: Thirteen Ways of Looking by Colum McCann

Thirteen Ways of Looking by Colum McCann Without question, Colum McCann is one of my favorite writers. His novel Let the…

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Debra Spark on “Raiding the Larder” (from the Writer’s Chronicle)

When I make the time to read it, I really enjoy The Writer’s Chronicle. In addition to the classified writing…

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2014 Reading: Transatlantic by Colum McCann

TransAtlantic: A Novel by Colum McCann As with McCann’s previous novel, the masterful Let the Great World Spin, this novel is told…

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2012 The Year in Reading: Books that didn’t suck

That’s not a fair title. Much of what I read this year was terrific. But I’m resisting the urge to…

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