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Galveston / Tell Me What to Read

March 15th, 2014 by Dustin Parmenter · No Comments · #NowReading, Reviews, Thoughts

So I promised you a review of Nic Pizzolatto’s Galveston, but I’m afraid there’s not a whole lot to say. It’s good, if you’re game for some southern ne0-noir action. It’s a whiskey soaked ~250 page romp through the deep south; the protagonist, a drunk New Orleans helical named Roy Cady, gets diagnosed with lung […]

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Review: John Williams’s “Stoner”

November 30th, 2013 by Dustin Parmenter · 1 Comment · #NowReading, Beautiful Words, Reviews

Apparently, every few years one critic or another will break out a well-worn soap box in order to to tritely proclaim John Williams’s Stoner as a “forgotten” American classic, an “overlooked” literary gem, etch. I will try and refrain rom using that selfsame platform, though it might be difficult not to use a corner or […]

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