J. Greg Phelan

Arts & Culture
January 24, 2017
Moonglow may be the most entertaining, well-written and truthful memoir you've ever read.
Books
February 04, 2016
'All Days Are Night,' by Peter Stamm
Books
June 24, 2015
"The Book of Strange New Things: A Novel," by Michel Faber
Books
May 28, 2015
'My Struggle' by Karl Ove Knausgaard
Books
March 04, 2015
'We Are Not Ourselves,' by Matthew Thomas
Books
September 10, 2014
'In the Wolf’s Mouth,' by Adam Foulds
Books
March 12, 2014
ldquo J F Powers 81 Dies Wrote about Priests rdquo So read the stark headline of this great Catholic writer rsquo s obituary in The New York Times in 1999 Powers did write about priests in most of his short stories and both of his novels including his comic masterpiece Morte d rsquo Urban
Books
March 12, 2014
In her 1963 essay ldquo Novelist and Believer rdquo Flannery O rsquo Connor lamented the difficulty of writing about man rsquo s encounter with God and making the experience understandable and credible to a skeptical modern audience devoid of religious feeling ldquo Today rsquo s reader rdquo