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Book Review–The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

A Pulitzer Prize winning novel deserves attention and discussion, no matter what the perceived quality, mostly because a winning novel is a subjective choice by a small jury who has a certain amount of influence in affecting modern literary taste and sensibility. So here goes my brief dissection of  The Goldfinch. This is my first […]

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Where have all the classics gone?

While perusing blogs, surfing the internet and checking out profiles on Critique Circle- my online writing group- I’ve noticed (perhaps arbitrarily) that very few writers mention “old classics” as being influences on their writing. They may not even mention classics as books they number among their personal favorites. For sake of discussion, let’s call a

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