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Harry Crews

All We Need of Hell

Francis Levy | Posted 10.20.2013 | Home
Francis Levy

Harry Crews' Karate is a Thing of the Spirit was the literary man's version of Sun Tzu's The Art of War. All We Need of Hell is another war novel by C...

Riding Around in Pods With Noise From Nancy Rommelmann

John Hood | Posted 03.24.2013 | Miami
John Hood

f Harry Crews and Katherine Dunn had ripped off each others' clothes in some back alley one late night, their illegitimate love child would likely grow up to write a book of stories very much like Nancy Rommelmann.

Reading Great Writers' Worst Books

Peter Brown Hoffmeister | Posted 10.28.2012 | Home
Peter Brown Hoffmeister

This summer, I found myself re-reading Alice Walker's The Color Purple, a book that is both wonderful and awful. After finishing, I asked myself, "Why do some books by great authors (or parts of books by great authors) work so well, while others fail?"

Remembering Harry Crews

Paul Iorio | Posted 05.31.2012 | Home
Paul Iorio

I studied under the novelist Harry Crews, who died at few days ago at age 76, and got to know him somewhat in 1977 and 1978, the peak of his creativit...