LitStack Rec: The Portable Veblen & Wait Till Next Year

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The Portable Veblen, by Elizabeth McKenzie By way of Anne Lamott, we know the novelist Ethan Canin once remarked, “Nothing holds a story together better than a likable narrator.” Lamott went further (in the slim but influential memoir of writing, Bird by Bird), that a likable narrator is comparable to […]

LitStack Review: California by Edan Lepucki

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California Edan Lepucki Little, Brown and Company Release Date:  July 8, 2014 ISBN 978-0-316-25081-8 I’ll admit it – I’m not reticent about jumping on the bandwagon sometimes, even if it’s just because someone says “Jump On!”.  If I wasn’t, I would never have picked up Edan Lepucki’s post-apocalyptic story California, […]