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Anton Chekhov’s Journey From Vignettes to Masterpieces

A Study in tone, point of view, and structure Anton Chekhov (1860-1904) was one of the most prolific short story writers of all time and is regarded as one of the originators of the form. In the course of a … Continue reading

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Doomed Couples

In 1960, Philip Roth’s Goodbye, Columbus won the National Book Award.  The title story of the collection is a novella that tells of the doomed romance between Neil Klugman, a recent college graduate who works in a library and lives … Continue reading

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4 Mini Reviews

The Kiss by Kathryn Harrison **** A very disturbing memoir about an incestuous relationship between a father and a daughter. In spite of this disturbing premise, this book is beautiful written an neither sensationalizes nor descends into a superficial rant … Continue reading

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