Category Archives: Nonfiction

The Glass Eye by Jeannie Vanasco

Amy B.    December 27, 2017    Comments Off on The Glass Eye by Jeannie Vanasco

Memoirist Jeannie Vanasco grew up in a tight-knit, isolated family where she was the only child and the light of her elderly father’s life. After he passed away, she fell into a protracted period of grief, exacerbated by her severe …

The Clothing of Books by Jhumpa Lahiri

Amy B.    December 12, 2017    Comments Off on The Clothing of Books by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Clothing of Books is the transcript of a speech novelist Jhumpa Lahiri gave in Italy regarding her thoughts on book covers, which she sees as analogous to clothing on people.

Like most authors, Lahiri has no say in the …