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

On July 4, 1913, Robert Frost wrote to his good friend John Bartlett, describing his strengths as a poet: "To be perfectly frank with you I am one of the most notable craftsmen of my time. ... I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out ...


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

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

In the story that opens Leaving the Sea, two men begin conversing at a family party. Rick, the more straight-laced of the two, turns to his brother-in-law and says: "I love family."

The second man, Paul, replies by saying: "Oh, hey, did someone get hurt tonight?" Rick looks worried. Then ...


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

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Halfway through The Unwinding, George Packer — author of the highly praised The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq (2005)delineates how quickly political idealism can disappear when one becomes exposed to a world of easy money.

Jeff Connaughton, who served as a legal adviser in the Clinton White House ...