It hardly seems newsworthy that Joyce Carol Oates has published another book. Yet it is, because her books are invariably worth reading-at least the ones I have read. So I post this note here in great part just to remind myself that I must read her new collection of short stories, Sourland, as soon as I can get my hands on it.
What am I reading right now? Mainly two books,
1. a recent biography of Flannery O'Connor,
2. and a delectable volume upon which I cannot comment until it is public news.