Category Archives: Pat Conroy
Look what came in the mail today! Bless you, Amazon.com. This is my copy of the final book in Kim Harrison’s Hollows series. I’m so excited to see how things turn out for Rachel, Ivy, Jenks, Al, and Trent. … Continue reading
In which Jill waxes philosophical about memory, and also talks about Pat Conroy’s The Death of Santini
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Pat Conroy should stick with being a memoirist. I read this book faster than I’ve read anything in a while, for a multitude of reasons, not the least of which is … Continue reading
I read this one in September. Oh, September. Three months and forty degrees ago. The Great Santini was the last of the Pat Conroy’s canon as it existed in the early 1990’s that I read. I don’t know why, exactly, … Continue reading
PAT CONROY MONTH!! finally continues. Jill reviews My Losing Season, with very little mention of basketball.
The more I read of Pat Conroy as an adult the more I know that his most powerful “fiction” is the stuff that is rooted in truth. This sentence is made apparent in reading My Losing Season, in which he … Continue reading