Exploring the art and craft of story
October 21, 2021
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When a passive verb makes the story
A review of TV series becomes a study in metaphor
Peter Geye in his novel "The Lighthouse Road"
John N. Maclean in an interview about his memoiristic new book "Home Waters"
From a profile of place, by Dennis Lehane in his 2017 novel, "Since We Fell."
Washington Post reporter Robert Barnes in a lead about a U.S. Supreme Court case
From a profile of Laika, the celebrated canine cosmonaut, by Alex Wellerstein in The New Yorker
From the obituary of Cicely Tyson by Wesley Morris of The New York Times
Rye Dolan in the novel "The Cold Millions," by Jess Walter
Washington Post executive editor Martin Baron in a retirement letter to the staff
Tana French in her novel "The Searcher"
Peter Hermann and Clarence Williams of The Washington Post, in a story about the spike in gun violence in Washington D.C.