Category: Recent Letters

  • Bob The Patriot Is Taking A Break From Facebook

    Last month I finished “The Skin” by Curzio Malaparte and “The Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick” edited and introduced by Darryl Pinckney. The previous month I’d started Pinckney’s book “Come Back in September” but paused due to the interest Pinckney aroused in my need for more Hardwick, who I had once read in bits and […]

  • My Life In Debris

    Last month I finished “Life and Fate” by Vasily Grossman and started “The Skin” by Curzio Malaparte and “Come Back in September” by Darryl Pinckney … and decided I’ve been daydreaming more — and wandering in thought. The older I get the more I wish I had wandered in my thoughtful youth. In my youth […]