Delmarva Today: Writers Edition #43 (1/27/17) The January edition of Delmarva Today: Writer’s Edition features mystery writers Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, and Ross Macdonald with Karen Huston Karydes. In her recently published book Hard-Boiled Anxiety, Karen looks at the life and work of Hammett, Chandler, and Macdonald through a Freudian framework. Macdonald is not too difficult, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A Taste of Salt By Hal Wilson 2016 Review by Margot Miller – as featured in Tidewater Times As Hal Wilson’s A Taste of Salt unfolds, it appears as if the entwined narratives will explore the question posed by Clay Oaks, after the suicide of his sister, Rachel, “Where is the difference between vengeance […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Cost of Courage and the Price of Justice: Harold O. Wilson’s “A Kiss for Gertrude” By Margot Miller, http://margotmiller.co/ In 1958 at Price College, a fictional institution, a student whose name, Thurmond Roydal, means loosely “prince,” or “god/king-son-of-the-god/king” is in despair and obsessed with a photograph of dead film star, Gertrude Lawrence, whom he […]Continue Reading... No Comments.