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Review: In the Country of Women by Susan Straight
“Country” is a Southern California story and an American diaspora story – but ultimately it’s most deeply a women’s story.
The Writing Life: Watching the Clock by Kelly Shire
When my two children were both old enough to attend school, I was excited by the prospect of solitude and the chance to finally return to writing.
Hair of the Dog by Kelly Shire
When David Lee Roth drops his voice low to growl about the road and the heat and reaching between his legs to ease the seat back, I listen hard, so hard I’m there, speeding on a two-lane desert highway at dusk when the air goes silky and I see myself, steering with my knees, one…