A brief recommendation for a spooky novel about family and cannibalism.
We are continuing our dive into realism this week by showing what other kinds of works Realism writers were doing outside of overt description. Enjoy!
I can imagine the dark sky and the rain on the classroom windows and the autumn leaves blowing on the street outside. It was then that I thought to myself: “I am going to teach one day because I want this experience to exist for others.”
I read The Old Man and the Sea before I read anything else by Ernest Hemingway, and I […]
At the time Jaws was published, Benchley was an accomplished writer but wasn’t making enough money even though he had been a junior speechwriter for Lyndon B. Johnson and had written as both a staff writer and freelancer for large publications. His last ditch effort involved getting together with a few publishers and pitching some ideas including a nonfiction book about pirates and one about a man-eating shark.