Posts Tagged: prayer

Safety Rope feature

Safety Rope


No touching unless he touches you. No touching where people can see. No touching unless dared to touch. Brad makes the rules, but never says them aloud. ...more

Mary Karr, Queen of the Memoir, on that “Low-Rent Form”


I stopped putting things in quotation marks because I really wanted the reader to continue to understand or believe or think that he or she was in my head.

Listen up as Mary Karr, author of The Liars’ Club, Cherry, and Lit, talks to NPR’s Terry Gross about the art of memoir, the purpose of prayer, and the ambitions she and David Foster Wallace shared.