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On an early fall day in his Cape Cod house, viney with a calamitous garden amid tidy New England clapboard and a proper village common, Gorey sits in his kitchen and holds forth in a deeply amused, somewhat theatrical drawl that, despite his trajectory from Chicago to Harvard to New York to here, is untraceably singular.
Obituaries: Ted Hughes, Iris Murdoch
Reviews: Collections and anthologies by Edward Hirsch, Molly Peacock, Herbert Kohl, Dennis Loy Johnson, Valerie Merians, Ulrich Baer, Elizabeth Schmidt, Michael Ondaatje, Louise Glück, Jane Kenyon, Katha Pollitt
Easily as amusing as his characters, Hornby also comes off as kinder and more circumspect.
Interview with swing-dance pioneer Frankie Manning before his 85th-birthday bonanza. "Clark Gable walked into the place and somebody’d say, ‘Hey, Clark Gable’s in the house!’ ‘Oh yeah, can he dance?’”