A writer’s dreams

I used to get those nightmares that I was late to class, couldn’t find my classroom or was unprepared for class. Oddly, I got them with more frequency after I had graduated from school. I recently had a nightmare that I was unprepared for my writer’s group. I hadn’t read the other people’s submissions and…

Looking for something to read?

I’m always looking for good books, and especially for “Great Books,” which I treasure both because I have conventional tastes and because being familiar with them is like knowing the landmarks in a city where I’m trying to make my way. Here are some lists of the most prominent landmarks in literary fiction; the books…