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Chris Blocker

Literary snobbery and other thoughts by Chris Blocker

Currently reading

The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini
Hurt People: A Novel
Cote Smith
The Family Under the Bridge
Natalie Savage Carlson
Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within
Julia Cameron, Natalie Goldberg

Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos -

Twenty-nine tales related to Día de los Muertos. Representing a wide variety of styles and genres, these stories are both chilling and moving, simple and profound.


Personal favorites include "Mexican Moon," "The Courtyard," "The Effect of Place on Love and Death," "Gabriela," "The Fat Lady Watches Monster Movies," "Before the Altar on the Feast for All Souls," and "The Catrinas Will Dance with Any Boy They Like."