Tag: Tayari Jones

  • Following Jimmy Buffett’s advice

    Following Jimmy Buffett’s advice

    On my way into town this morning, I heard Jimmy Buffett interviewed on NPR. Ever since I did that residency at the Fairhope Center for the Writing Arts, I've felt a kinship with Jimmy. I am by no means a Parrothead like my buddy Tim[..]
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  • House-On-Fire Stench

    House-On-Fire Stench

    [caption id="attachment_3855" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Photo by Julie Utterback[/caption] It should have been a peaceful Sunday. Tim was grading papers. I was reading Tayari Jones's latest novel - An American Marriage.  I don't think of our marriage as American or European, although it is probably some[..]
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