Category: McCullers, Carson

Review: The Ballad of the Sad Cafe

Carson McCuller’s The Ballad of the Sad Café is my go-to book when coping with flight anxiety. It’s so absorbing that I can overlook minor turbulence while reading. I’ve read it six or seven times now with a year or two between readings. It’s phenomenal every time….

Review: The Member of the Wedding

I read Carson McCullers’ The Ballad of the Sad Café and loved her lyrical prose. Her writing is deceptively simple and has a laid-back, soothing quality — perfect for a vacation. The Member of the Wedding has many of the wonderful qualities that McCullers is known for,…