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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

What We Talk About When We Talk About Raymond Carver

The late Raymond Carver’s birthday is this weekend, but you might think twice before cracking open a cold one to celebrate. The great short story writer known to many as America’s Chekhov was a master of the genre, but according to Carol Sklenicka’s biography of Carver, he said that his proudest accomplishment was going sober.

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