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monty-heying's picture
Jan.10.2013
Why do some stories endure from generation to generation?  It may be useful to compare The Catcher in the Rye and four other books that have sold well over time: Lord of the Flies, To Kill a Mockingbird, Jonathan Livingston Seagull and The Outsiders. ...
douglas-kennedy's picture
Apr.30.2012
Chance is a theme that runs through all my novels – because, of course, it also so runs through all of life. Happenstance is a word – along with quotidian – that seems to inveigle its way into everything I write. Because so much of life is based upon the accidental, the coincidental, the look that...