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Blanche Dubous Meets “The Misfit” Courtesy of Me

When most of us living today hear the title “A Good Man Is Hard to Find”–Flannery O’Connor’s 1955  story–we smile and think of Mae West’s twist on it, “A hard man is good to find,” although Mae West (1893-1980) probably … Continue reading

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WALKER PERCY QUOTE: THE SUBJECT ISN’T PLEASANT BUT THE WRITING IS SUBLIME

The quote below, from The Moviegoer  is among the most quietly visceral Every Man passages I’ve ever read. So accurate, so clinical, so very human.  The protagonist, a young New Orleans investment counselor, is standing on the library steps talking … Continue reading

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