First you wonder if they're separate stories, but no, they're not, they're contingent stories and they form a pattern. And… (read more)
He lives out in Orchard Park. I mean, to be able to sit on the bench so patiently, for whatever… (read more)
It's as though all the terms of a family were present at one time rather than his dad and his… (read more)
It's the classic story form. All staying equal, or proving equal, or being equal, this will all continue, and the… (read more)
Suddenly the whole imagination of writing and editorial and newspaper and all these presumptions about who am I reading this,… (read more)
That poetry survived in its formal agencies finally, and that prose survived to get something said.
The awful thing, as a kid reading, was that you came to the end of the story, and that was… (read more)
The irony of our social group is that so often everyone feels this, but there's no company whatsoever in that… (read more)