The Wake Up Call –
19 February 2013
Like the smell of strong coffee wafting down the hall, we offer a few book-related thoughts and stories to jumpstart your day…
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“The mind is like a richly woven tapestry in which the colors are distilled from the experiences of the senses, and the design drawn from the convolutions of the intellect.” – Novelist Carson McCullers, born on this day in 1917…
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“Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.” – French Novelist Andre Gide, who died on this day in 1951
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- Image Journal: What Editors Think of Writers
- Burnside Writers Collective: Discussion of Doug Worgul’s novel Thin Blue Smoke.
- LA Review of Books: Video of Jamaica Kincaid discussing her new novel.
- NPR BOOKS: Review of the long-lost and newly-released novel by Woody Guthrie.
Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!
C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com