Fitting for the times we’re living, The Plague by Albert Camus (winner of the 1957 Nobel Prize in Literature before his untimely death in 1960 in a car accident) is a story that seems to mean more in our reality today, than it did when it was released nearly seventy years ago. Originally an allegory… Continue reading The Plague Written by Albert Camus Review by Andrew H. Kuharevicz (For the Beacon)
... good ol Sal if he was born today his story of America and Dean couldn’t be told. No endless sentences without break, and no spontaneous creation nor no beat in Detroit, with no food and sleeping in the library reading about the woods and the Oregon trail. There’s be no highway and no popping bennies or sleepless nights in Denver. Be no Brooklyn bridge and no close calls with cops. There’d be no Marylou and no dying in Mexico City. There’d be no protagonist and there’d be no writer, at least the same kind of writer that actually happened.
Recorded at The Book Nook bookstore, a piece called Cambridge, from my newest poetry collection called Pickpocket of Reality. You can click on the cover below (after the video) if you'd like to buy a copy. Thanks for reading, and listening.
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson Review by Andrew H. Kuharevicz February is Black History Month, and let me start off by saying that Just Mercy (nonfiction) is a great story, and almost should be considered required reading for all Americans. It opens your eyes to the real nature of racial tensions in the United States,… Continue reading Book Review for Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson