Today in the Guardian, John Mullan has listed the “Ten best deathbed scenes in literature“, and there isn’t an American writer among them. I got to thinking was this because the Guardian is a UK paper, or because Americans simply can’t pull off a good deathbed scene?
- “The Impetus to Make Something Is the Same”: Exitmusic on Making “The Recognitions”
- False Conspiracies and Real Trauma: Nick Drnaso on “Sabrina”
- “I’d Never Section Off Any Aspect of My Life From Writing”: Joanna Walsh on the Genesis of “Break.up”
- Uncanny Americana: A Review of David S. Atkinson’s “Roses are Red, Violets are Stealing Loose Change from my Pockets While I Sleep”