Monthly Archives: September 2013

Endurance

Maria Chapdelaine by Louis Hemon and W.H. Blake is another book I discovered while reading about Kerouac.  The author, Louis Hemon was born in France and educated in Paris.  Blake translated the book from its original French. This is a beautiful, … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Heart

I learned about William Saroyan while reading the recent biography on Kerouac.  The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze and other Stories by Saroyan is a fabulous collection of short stories which speak to the heart and offer a … Continue reading

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Give Everything You’ve Got

Who Asked You? is a new novel by Terry McMillan, author of How Stella Got Her Groove Back.  The story is about three African-American sisters living in the L.A. area and their families.  The characters are well-defined and the story … Continue reading

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