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    Craft

    A Close Reading of True Grit's Perfect First Paragraph

    Charles Portis’s Classic as an Object Lesson in Creating Character

    May 18, 2018  By Emily Temple

    Criticism

    The Power of W. G. Sebald's
    Small Silences

    Even His Punctuation Gestured Toward the Trauma of History

    May 18, 2018  By Nathan Goldman

    Criticism

    Be a Better Reader: Get Outside Your Genre Comfort Zone

    On the Dangers of Narrowly Marketed Book Categories

    May 18, 2018  By Randall Klein

    Daily Fiction

    From Ben Gwin's debut novel, Clean Time


    From Sam Pink's novella, White Ibis


    From Todd Robert Petersen's novel, It Needs to Look Like We Tried


    From Patrick Chamoiseau's novel, Slave Old Man