Monday, January 8, 2018

James Lee Burke's six favorite books for aspiring novelists

James Lee Burke's new novel is Robicheaux. One of the author's six favorite books for aspiring novelists, as shared at The Week magazine:
Flannery O'Connor: Collected Works

She saw beauty in social decay and used the rural South as a biblical backdrop for the struggle between good and evil. Her characters could be grotesque and yet make us laugh without laughing at them. Her spirituality and private struggle still burn like a candle inside her words.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue