“Jessa Crispin Points To Signs Of Life In The Midwest” http://www.thebookstandard.com/bookstandard/community/commentary_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1002275559 It’s nice that the cultural byproducts of everyone’s favorite U.S. land mass are finally getting some attention from The Book Standard. Nonetheless, this article feels thin. There’s an enormous amount of good writing coming out of the Midwest, including big names like Stuart Dybek, […]
“The more you love a story, the stronger is your impulse to illuminate its virtues by simply quoting from the thing.” Don’t I know it. Though I do find that superlatives come in handy as well.