Jonathan Evison spent a lot of time taking care of his grandmother. Maybe that’s why he was so successful in getting inside the head of the 78-year-old woman he spotlights in his latest book, “This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance.” Continue reading “Jonathan Evison: ‘Harriet’ and the writing process”
Art imitates life. Truth is stranger than fiction. You can’t make this stuff up.
These familiar quotes apply to The Dallas Opera’s current production of Jules Massenet’s (1842-1912) “Manon.” Continue reading “When life and art collide”
An exhibit at the Whitney Museum of Modern Art in 2009 inspired Dawn Tripp to put aside 60 pages of a work-in-progress and write “Georgia: A Novel of Georgia O’Keeffe” (Random House – 315 pp. – $28 – Five out of five stars). Continue reading “Finding her voice: Dawn Tripp waits on Georgia O’Keeffe”