Tag Archives: Sue Miller

The Arsonist

In The Arsonist, Sue Miller connects real fires set by an unknown pyromaniac to the fires that burn within two women – a mother and her daughter – as they struggle to be true to themselves and find home.  Drawn … Continue reading

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from Ann Beattie’s Imagination – Mrs. Pat Nixon

A frequent contributor to The New Yorker, with her own collection of short stories making the best seller list (see the review below), Ann Beattie has imagined Pat Nixon’s life in a fictionalized version of the former first lady’s life … Continue reading

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First Sentences from New Books Now in Paperback

If you missed them when they first came out, here are three of my favorites now in paperback.  Does the first sentence draw you in? Lloyd shoves off the bedcovers and hurries to the front door in white underwear and … Continue reading

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