Flannery: A Life of Flannery O’Connor

Flannery: A Life of Flannery O'Connor by Brad Gooch Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964) is not only one of my favorite authors, she is one of my favorite people. I was 12 years old when she died. She's like that friend you always wish you had as a kid. What I want to know is: why did it take me so long to meet you? If it hadn't been for a friend quoting one of Flannery's zingers a couple of years ago about art I would not have gone beyond the one short story I had read in school. Obviously, I wasn't … [Read more...]