Daily Archives: March 9, 2019

The White Book ~ by Han Kang

At only 160 pages (or 1 hour 15minutes) this is a very brief 1st person narrative of fiction. The Korea based Kang wrote the Man Booker International winner of a few years ago, The Vegetarian. That was a fine, fine … Continue reading

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Sing Unburied Sing ~ 
by Jesmyn West

I couldn’t help but notice the similarity to Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying in which a poor white Mississippi family has to transport mom’s dead body quite a distance in order to bury her.  The tale is told by several … Continue reading

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