Why Flannery O’Connor Matters Today

On the season finale last year of ABC's hit drama "Lost," alert viewers would have noticed that the mysterious character, Jacob (Mark Pellegrino), was reading the book¬†Everything That Rises Must Converge. The tome is a collection of short stories by the American Catholic novelist, Flannery O'Connor who was born in Savannah, Ga. March 25, 1925 and died from lupus in Milledgeville, Ga., outside of Atlanta in 1964.The book's title story is about an arrogant young man, Julian, whose bigoted mother … [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X