Monthly Archives: June 2011

  1. Donald Ray Pollock Q&A

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    June 28, 2011 by markstani

    The Devil All The Time (pub. Harvill Secker) is out in the UK on November 3. It is also available …
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  2. One Inch Wonders #8: Inside Linda Lovelace

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    June 27, 2011 by markstani

    This supposed autobiography was published at the height of Linda Lovelace’s fame in 1974. She later denounced it, insisting it …
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  3. One Inch Wonders #7: Bright Shiny Morning

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    June 25, 2011 by markstani

    I don’t really care much for James Frey’s new one, which seems to be courting controversy for the sake of …
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  4. One Inch Wonders #6: Naked Pueblo

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    June 22, 2011 by markstani

    No apologies, but there’s a little broad-mindedness required for this one: it’s the opening of ‘Before The Barbeque Hoedown’, from …
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  5. One Inch Wonders #5: Broke Heart Blues

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    June 20, 2011 by markstani

    Today’s One Inch Wonder is from Broke Heart Blues by Joyce Carol Oates (Virago). I have to say, although I’m …
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  6. Transcript

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    June 19, 2011 by markstani

    This is the latest piece from my upcoming collection of short stories loosely based around the Olympic sports: WIMBLEDONJune 28, …
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  7. One Inch Wonders #4: Northline

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    June 17, 2011 by markstani

    The latest in my occasional series of random paragraphs from my favourite books – Northline, by the brilliant Willy Vlautin …
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