Tag Archives: Truman Capote

The Death of The New Yorker

It is a shame that few people read A.J. Liebling. A real shame because with his pencil firmly clamped between his teeth, his jowls tense, the man would put the final touch on his work, never failing to deliver on … Continue reading

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Why There Is No Great American Novel

As Black History Month approaches, I’d like to ask you to look at literary history and ask, ‘Why is there no great American novel?’ I understand that many readers will scan their shelves and rush to the contrary that there … Continue reading

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