[PDF] Download ↠ Things to Come and Go | by ☆ Bette Howland

  • Title: Things to Come and Go
  • Author: Bette Howland
  • ISBN: 9780394530321
  • Page: 413
  • Format: Hardcover

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    Bette Howland
    Writer, critic, and MacArthur Genius grant recipient Bette Howland died last week at the age of 80 No matter what her subject is, Mrs Howland is always looking for the bone and marrow of Chicago, Christopher Lehmann Haupt wrote in a 1978 review of Blue in Chicago And always the prose with which she searches is arrhythmical, nervous, self questioning, passionate You can t fall into step with her, because the moment you do she shifts her cadence and takes off for another part of town, another time, another thing about Chicago However, though much awarded and clearly brilliant, she has in recent years been or less forgotten by the literary establishment What happened to a career that held such talent and promise A.N Devers asked in a 2015 piece about Howland and her rediscovery by Brigid Hughes, Howland was nomadic and often lived in isolation Why did she retreat from what she had earned for herself What role has the literary community played in allowing her work to fall from memory Her son Jacob thinks the MacArthur is part of the answer Indeed, she didn t publish anything else after winning the award.


    I found this at a bookstore that was relocating and practically giving away their inventory. Never heard of Bette Howland before, but these stories are delightful--plotless, but what great characters.

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