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On Writing

On Writing:  A Memoir of the Craft By Stephen King Scribner, New York, 2000 I’ve posted before that there are two kinds of books about writing: those that focus mainly on the craft of writing, and those focused on the … Continue reading

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Tom Wolfe: A Tribute

I first encountered Tom Wolfe’s writing, or at least his books, as a young child, when a hardback copy of The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby arrived at our house in Oakville, Ontario, about 25 miles west of Toronto. If I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Good Prose

Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction By Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd Random House, New York, 2013 I’ve read a few books about writing over the years. They seem to come in two flavors. Some, like Writing Down the Bones … Continue reading

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