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Marked by the Land
In The Coal Tattoo, Silas Houses third novel, House conjures up a setting that breathes and hums with life. Kentucky coal country in the 1960s is more a character than a mere backdrop for his story. Easter and Anneth, the sisters at the heart of the novel, are as bound to the mountains, creeks, and fields of Black Banks, where they were born and raised, as
Lost in the Woods
The Sisters Sing
You start to get an idea of how Wally Lamb, the editor of Couldn't Keep It to Myself, feels about the authors in his anthology of incarcerated female writers...
Reinventing a Religious Self
I don't usually read memoirs. There are just so many of them out there, and the whole genre seems to have become self-indulgent or uninspired.