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Lying Awake, by Mark Salzman: Stephen Gallup Reviews

Like Graham Greene’s The Power and The Glory, which I reread a couple weeks before starting this, Lying Awake concerns a hypervigilant, self-critical soul questing for God and unable to take comfort in potential signs of having made progress. Salzman’s … Continue reading

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Third Graders at War, by Felix G.: Stephen Gallup Reviews

Memoir remains my genre of choice, just ahead of historical fiction, but this example departs somewhat from the usual subject matter. It’s the recollections of a private who served in Operation Desert Storm. He says at the outset that he … Continue reading

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