Both of these are from Journey to the End of the Night:
"The sadness of this world has different ways of getting to people, but it seems to succeed almost every time."
"A poor man in this world can be done to death in two main ways, by the absolute indifference of his fellows in peacetime or by their homicidal mania when there's a war."
Friday, December 19, 2014
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
I enjoyed reading Patrick Wensink's article in Men's Health on Christmas tree salesmen, and it also reminded me of the short, spare piece I wrote about my father searching for an affordable tree in the late seventies.
Friday, December 5, 2014
Part 1 of "My Father's Great Recession" was included in the July-August 2014 issue of Contemporary Literary Horizon, and now Part 2 of the story will be included in the November-December 2014 issue.
|Dad's selfie from the 1970s with his college copy of The Sun Also Rises|
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