Late Leisure. By Eleanor Ross Taylor. Louisiana State University Press. Cloth $19.95. Paper $12.95.
Eleanor Ross Taylor's "Ending Winter" concludes: "After a fruitless winter/ my ego is leafing/ but won't bloom this year." Were it not for the al [...]
Truth: Four Stories I Am Finally Old Enough to Tell. By Ellen Douglas. Algonquin. $18.95.
The title of Ellen Douglas's latest book—Truth— might seem arrogant, were it not for the word "stories." That tension between truth and invention, kno [...]
For most Americans, Armistice Day is indistinguishable from those other Mondays when the mail does not come. Even for the military, this observance has lost most historical connections with the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month [...]