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You Can’t Handle the Truth: A Review of “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien

I helped put on a writing workshop this summer called Bridging the Gap. During the workshop, I was reading The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien. The whole point of the workshop was to get stories into the world, so this … Continue reading

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Conversations meander when you fly across the whole country. That’s why I’m not sure how this started. But this is how it ended. The captain said, “A lot of times I say things to get my wife mad. She’ll give … Continue reading

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Crazy: A Review of Dien Cai Dau

Dien Cai Dau means “crazy” in Vietnamese. It’s also the title of a collection of poetry by Yusef Komunyakaa. It’s not often you read poetry by somebody who has both the Pulitzer Prize for his writing and the Bronze Star … Continue reading

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