Not Now, Natalie.

Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore.
theparisreview:

“I thought the author was a guy. I thought it was a guy for three years until someone clued me in very quietly at Arkansas. ‘It’s a woman, Barry.’ Her work is so mean. The women are treated so harshly. The misogyny and religion. It was so foreign and Southern to me. She certainly was amazing.”
Barry Hannah on Flannery O’Connor, who was born on this day in 1925.

theparisreview:

“I thought the author was a guy. I thought it was a guy for three years until someone clued me in very quietly at Arkansas. ‘It’s a woman, Barry.’ Her work is so mean. The women are treated so harshly. The misogyny and religion. It was so foreign and Southern to me. She certainly was amazing.”

Barry Hannah on Flannery O’Connor, who was born on this day in 1925.