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Bloggin’ Beattie: A Review of Ann Beattie’s “Janus”

By |2017-04-11T21:21:46+00:00August 25th, 2015|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Ann Beattie's intimate, observational prose made her a unique voice for the baby boomers of the 1970's and 80's. Her narratives often explore the subtle struggle of her main characters – how they reconcile their bleak home lives with their complex, sometimes paradoxical personal beliefs, desires, and fantasies. "Janus," published in 1985, is Beattie at her best. [...]