Keeping it Simple, Not Stupid

The Onion’s “A.V. Club” talked to Carol Sklenicka recently. She’s the author of Raymond Carver: A Writer’s Life, a comprehensive biography of one of America’s foremost writers of short stories.

The Onion poses such down-to-earth questions as “Why all the fuss?” and “Carver’s described as a “dirty realist.” That’s bad, right?”, and Sklenicka’s responses are just helpful and succinct.

Read the full interview here, then meet Carol Sklenicka when she’s in our store tomorrow–7:00pm, Sunday, November 29.–David E