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Bayou Pages

 by Lisa Taddeo | Review by Meredith McKinnie “Let me tell you: men love cruelty. It reminds them of every time their fathers or mothers didn’t think they were good enough. Cruelty looks better on a woman than the perfect dress.” Lisa Taddeo’s writing singes like a lightning bolt. Her social commenta...
by Stephen Graham Jones REVIEW BY MEREDITH MCKINNIE “And that’s how I recognized him that first night, crossing from the living room through the kitchen. His boots, his bustle. His fancydancer outline. In death, he had become what he never could in life.” Junior is the man of his house. His father ha...
by James Weldon Johnson REVIEW BY MEREDITH MCKINNIE “In the life of everyone there is a limited number of experiences which are not written upon the memory, but stamped there with a die; and in the long years after, they can be called up in detail, and every emotion that was stirred by them can [&hel...