Padgett Powell

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2012

    Punctuated Prose: A Thousand Questions and a Never-Ending Sentence

    This morning's journey rushes to an abrupt end, then starts again. Or it presses on, urgently. Punctuation is both character and device in two unlikely if amazing novels I am in a mild fever to celebrate just now. These are reads for the adventurous, the curious, the frisky, the uneasily amused. Pot ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 27, 2011

    Let It Bleed

    Hard at work on his eighth novel, 'Deadwood' author Pete Dexter still packs a punch