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Who needs quotation marks?

Well, the writer of this sign didn’t need them and Cormac McCarthy, author of the The Road and No Country for Old Men, never uses them. He believes in the … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · 13 Comments

Four and a Half of the Best Fathers in Fiction

Yesterday the Turkish author Elif Shafak  named her choice for the five best mothers in literature in the Daily Telegraph. It’s a subject close to her heart as her memoir … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · 7 Comments