Book Notes: The Cuban Club By Barry Gifford

Imagine if Hemingway was raised by a gangster, that sums up Barry Gifford’s Roy stories perfectly, all of which have been recently collected in The Cuban Club. It’s Nick Adams via Chicago. I love this gem from the second story, “Dingoes” “There are evil spirits haunt this earth who beguile good men and women and render them […]

Quote: Benjamin Percy

“Toss out the worst elements of genre and literary fiction–and merge the best. We might then create a new taxonomy, so that when you walk into a bookstore, the stock is divided into ‘Stories that suck’ and ‘Stories that will make your mind and heart explode with their goodness.’” Evening Soundtrack: A Seat At The […]

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                                                                            “The reason we can say anything we want in America is that we know that it makes […]