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  1. 2019

    1. The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South by John T. Edge
      Food has meaning. It is personal.
    2. The Marvels by Brian Selznick
      I was not expecting to be moved the way it moved me.
  2. 2016

    1. The Reivers
      Completing the project.
    2. The Mansion
      Finishing the trilogy.
    3. The Town
      The trilogy.
    4. A Fable
      I get the feeling we’re not in Yoknapatawpha anymore.
  3. 2015

    1. Requiem for a Nun
      A flawed book and a depressing story.
    2. Intruder in the Dust
      This project is taking its toll.
    3. Go Down, Moses
      Back to experimentation.
    4. The Hamlet
      Ah, back to good ol Yoknapatawpha County.
    5. The Wild Palms
      I have a feeling we’re not in Yoknapatawpha County anymore.
    6. The Unvanquished
      Not Faulkner at his most enlightened.
    7. Absolam, Absolam
      In *Absolam, Absolam* Faulkner turns the story into a myth.
    8. Pylon
      And then there’s *Pylon* out of nowhere.
  4. 2014

    1. Light in August
      Ah. This is the stuff.
    2. Sanctuary
      Beautiful, but off-putting.
    3. As I Lay Dying
      I can only imagine that things only get richer from here.
    4. The Sound and the Fury
      The fourth novel is when Faulkner becomes Faulkner.
    5. Flags in the Dust
      You say Sartoris, I say Flags in the Dust
    6. Mosquitoes
      Faulkner’s second novel. If not having success with writing, at least having fun with it.
  5. 2013

    1. Soldiers’ Pay
      Faulkner’s first novel is a doozy. Maybe not his best work, but a great start to a career.
    2. The Chronological Faulkner Project
      So I’ve decided to read every Faulkner novel, back-to-back, in chronological order of writing.
    3. Christmas Conversations

      Now that Christmas is just around the corner, many of you may be planning to spend time with your family. That’s noble.

    4. Imagination Library
      The project is a fundraiser for the Knox County Public Library’s Imagination Library program. The project comprised of a one-page website, and a 30 second television spot. You can see the television spot below.
    5. Still Paying Extra
      The thought of owning anything for a decade or more is odd.
    6. Book Recommendations: Non-fiction
      Instead of tearing down all the time, I’ve decided to build up.
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