Youmans (pronounced like 'yeoman' with an 's' added) is the best-kept secret
among contemporary American writers. --John Wilson, editor, Books and Culture Marly Youmans is a novelist and poet out of sync with the times
but in tune with the ages. --First Things

Saturday, January 24, 2015

This is just to say

that I absolutely love this piece about Glimmerglass. It's by writer Scott G. F. Bailey.

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  1. Absolutely marvellous review!! ( I notice that Scott's name is rather hard to find on his site.)

    I am now even more impatient to start reading my copy but dang, my current book from the library is taking me a long time to get through, and it's already been renewed once. Glimmerglass will be my sweet reward!

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    1. Yes, I hadn't noticed till commenters made a mistake on his name--clearly he is too modest!

      I had to think about my library fines... Oh, well, supporting a good cause.

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  2. Every now and then someone says something that defies amendment and improvement. Such is Scott's celebration of your book. I wish I had said it all first. Now, I simply defer to him by saying, "Yes! I agree!"

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    1. Thanks, Tim... He does have a lovely, fresh way about him. But I like your words too.

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  3. Postscript: Like Scott, I am not quite finished. But I'm getting there, and I am mesmerized while on the journey.

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    1. Good! Soon I shall have to pop by and see what else you've been doing.

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Alas, I must once again remind large numbers of Chinese salesmen and other worldwide peddlers that if they fall into the Gulf of Spam, they will be eaten by roaming Balrogs. The rest of you, lovers of grace, poetry, and horses (nod to Yeats--you do not have to be fond of horses), feel free to leave fascinating missives and curious arguments.