Robert Coover

Robert Coover is an author and professor emeritus in the literary arts program at Brown University. His most recent book, The Brunist Day of Wrath, is a sequel to his Faulkner Award-winning first, The Origin of the Brunists. His ground-breaking Cold War novel, The Public Burning, was a National Book Award nominee. He has received the Rea Award for lifetime achievement in short fiction, based on such works as Pricksongs & Descants,  A Night at the Movies, and A Child Again. “The Bad Book” will appear in The Good Book: Writers Reflect on Favorite Bible Passages, edited by Andrew Blauner, to be published by Simon & Schuster in November.

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The Bad Book

How much better would the Bible be if the poet voice had won out over the priestly? In the summer of 1957, fresh out... Read More