In these magnificent, conjoined novels, The Passenger and Stella Maris, McCarthy has taken the oldest story in the worldhumankinds search for meaning in a world seemingly devoid of Godand makes it feel fresh and personal to each and every one of us.
Loys poetry is deftly woven across this biography, both to present life experiences in her own words, as well as highlight her extraordinary ability to turn language into insight.
In Search may be a game, but it is undoubtedly a serious one.
I dont care what Bob Dylan said, Michael writes in Unsolicited Advice. I say do think twiceat least twice. He was never not one for doubling back.
If you begin reading Solenoid you may not be able to finish itit took me several monthsbut this is one of those rare books you should have in your library because its shelf life will endure as long as literature lasts.
Author Ted Conover and Rail Contributor J.C. Hallman discuss Conover's new book, Cheap Land Colorado: Off-Gridders At America's Edge.
With Dylan, a few words go a long way. Nothing is belabored. When you are discussing songwriting, and you are arguably the finest songwriter of your era, it needn't be. I wouldn't call it shop-speak, it's more insider knowledge.