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Jane Smiley's 13 ways of looking at the novel was interesting, but she could have said it in a shorter version.
Terry Brooks and Janet Evanovich both have ones as well. I like Brooks', but as much as I enjoy Evanovich's books, I didn't like her writing book as much.
I recommend Anne Fadiman's second book Ex Libris: Confession of a Common Reader, which I am re-reading now, because I wasn't writing reviews when I first read it.
Her touchstone shows up red; don't know why....
She has become my favorite author.
I've been meaning to buy King's On Writing for ages, even though I've never read any of his books...
#6> I too get author touchstones in red. All the time. I've given up trying to use them; I assume it's an error (that they can't match what I've typed with what is in the database) because the touchstones never actually appear.
I haven't read it but I hope to do so soon.
She was F Scott Fitzgerald's "girlfriend", whom he educated.