This literary biography follows John Horne Burns, a briefly successful 1940s novelist who led an unconventional life during the age of conformity, with his Irish Catholic roots and sexuality clashing in wondrous and tragic ways.
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December 7: "He believed that once these graves were properly marked, then the Unknowns' former [shipmates] might visit them to lay flowers and pay their respects."
In today's attention economy, getting noticed is the first and most essential step to success. Literature, however lofty, is not immune to this rule. As many commentators have…
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