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A Review of Brian Russell’s Meeting Dad

30 March, 2010 от · 1 comment

Barry George Brian Russell’s Meeting Dad is a memoir of his efforts to reconcile with his natural father. The story unfolds with a sense of urgency and anticipation. Russell is a fourteen-year-old living in Buffalo; Bob Jaycox is a salesman now living in San Juan, Puerto Rico, with his second wife and family. In the […]

Brian Russell: “When the writing is flowing, there’s little better in the world”

20 March, 2010 от · 2 comments

Interview with Brian Russell by Andrew Micheli Brian Russell is the author of Meeting Dad: A Memoir, which is being released April 1, 2010 from Accents Publishing, Lexington, Kentucky. After more than twenty years of working in the theater as a director and producer of plays, musicals, and operas, Brian shifted his focus toward writing. […]

Time Travel: Hyper-Compression in Frank Conroy’s “Body and Soul”

18 February, 2009 от · 3 comments

Brian Russell Photo: m o d e In his deeply moving novel, “Body & Soul,” Frank Conroy employs the fictive technique of compression in both traditional and exciting, less traditional ways that I might dub: hyper-compression. The traditional use of compression often moves a story ahead in time or condenses what would otherwise be a […]