In our morning reading: “Wuthering Heights” on film, an excerpt from Meredith Alling’s collection, and more.
Art Against Injustice: Notes on Revisiting Nelson Algren
I go way back with Nelson Algren. Reading his great second novel Never Come Morning in high school in the 80s introduced me to Chicago, the city which I have called home for most of my adult life. He is a writer who is loved fervently by a small cadre of rabid acolytes and largely ignored by the larger culture. The reasons for his abandonment are many. Periodically though, he is rediscovered. The last few years have been such a […]