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J. P. O'Malley

J. P. O'Malley appears in the following:

Robert Frost's Letters Reveal: He Really Cared What Readers Thought

Thursday, February 13, 2014

A new volume of Robert Frost's collected, unexpurgated letters reveals that the poet thought a great deal about how people read him — and was hurt when his modernist friends didn't approve of his raw, sincere style. Reviewer J.P. O'Malley says the collection gives readers greater insight into Frost the poet and Frost the man.

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'Leaving The Sea,' Arriving At A Constant State Of Anxiety

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Ben Marcus' new book, Leaving the Sea, is an experimental and challenging collection of stories. Reviewer J.P. O'Malley says there's not much of a through line to the stories, but that it doesn't matter: "If you enjoy writers like Samuel Beckett," he writes, "I'm sure you will love this collection."

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American Voices On 'The Unwinding' Of America's Values

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

George Packer's The Unwinding explores the social and economic upheavals that have transformed the U.S. over the past 30 years. In a nuanced work of literary journalism, colorful characters from across the class divide tell their own stories of a social contract in tatters.

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