A compilation of Carson McCullers news, tidbits and mere mentions from around the Internet in November, 2010. In other words, I sift through the spam and pointless mentions to bring you the monthly CMcC gold.
- The Library of America’s Reader’s Almanac blog looks at the famous inhabitants of Patchin Place in Manhattan, including a tale about Carson McCullers bursting into tears when told to “go the hell away!” by Djuna Barnes.
- McCullers’ short story “Sucker” (which I wrote about here) is now available to read online thanks to the Saturday Evening Post.
- Remember the abnd Victoire with their song “A Song for Mick Kelly” that I briefly mentioned last month? The track is now available to download, thanks to the Village Voice.
- A short piece on the friendship between Carson McCullers and Tennessee Williams.
- Blake Hazard and Mary-Louise Parker discuss Carson McCullers and The Heart is a Lonely Hunter.
- A beautifully written review of Clock Without Hands on Emyroo investigates.
- The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, book and film, listed as a favourite on Books, books, books.
Photo: “Member of the Wedding”, Opening Night, Ethel Waters, Carson McCullers and Julie Harris, New York City 1950 by Ruth Orkin. I love this photograph so much.