Wednesday, January 20, 2021

the last book I ever read (Lily King's Writers & Lovers: A Novel, excerpt four)

from Writers & Lovers: A Novel by Lily King:

Waiting on writers is my undoing. Jayne Anne Phillips came in a few weeks ago, and my face flamed up every time I went to the table. Her collection Black Tickets is like a prayer book to me. When she and her two friends ordered tea, the cups rattled on their saucers as I set them down. I’ll have to get Mary Hand to take over Oscar Kolton’s table.

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