Category Archives: writers considered not in depth, but as exemplars (for good or bad) of the craft

‘the wide effulgence of a summer noon”; the beauty of great writing

    I suffered a near loss of vision. It was terrifying, but treatment seems to have restored my sight to its former state, or near to it. I temporarily lost the ability to read. To celebrate my recovery, I … Continue reading

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Tom Wolfe

    re: “Tom Wolfe, Author of ‘The Right Stuff’ and ‘Bonfire of the Vanities,’ Dies” By Deirdre Carmody and William Grimes The New York Times May 15, 2018       *****************************************************   An obituary of journalist and novelist Tom Wolfe (1930-2018) … Continue reading

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