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Larry McMurtry Update … Those Berrybenders are Back!

Today, I took a trip to Barnes & Noble to make use of the gift card I got for Christmas. When I walked in the door, among the “new arrivals” was an extremely thick volume that had just hit the … Continue reading

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Oh Lonesome Dove, Where Have You Gone??

Lonesome Dove is my all time favorite novel. That needs to be established up front. It’s also my all time favorite screen adaptation of a novel. I really like Lonesome Dove! And when Larry McMurtry followed up with well crafted … Continue reading

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Ignatius J. Reilly … Fine Line Between Genius and Insanity?

  “When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in a confederacy against him.”      — Jonathan Swift John Kennedy Toole wrote his first novel, “A Confederacy of Dunces” in the … Continue reading

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