Archives for Feb 12, 2011 @ 11:08

Hauerwas, Against the Grain

Many people could write a memoir like the one Stanley Hauerwas has written; only Hauerwas would. He “would” because he’s unabashedly honest and candid and Texas brash. He not only tells the tragic story of a mentally ill wife (and mother to their son Adam) and some of the insider bickerings that occurred at Augustana, [Read More…]

Weekly Meanderings

Mornin’ to you! One of the more important lessons a writer has to learn — and may never be able to learn: “But as I try to type now, I realize I’m doing one of the worst things a writer can do—I’m writing for that reviewer. I’m justifying my thoughts, defending my words, avoiding the [Read More…]