Articles by Meghan ORourke

December 7, 2007

A Year in Reading: Meghan O’Rourke 1

Meghan O’Rourke is literary editor of Slate and author of Halflife, a book of poems. The most extraordinary book I read this year is Richard Hughes’ A High Wind in Jamaica, originally published in 1929. A peculiar fantasia on the nearly impenetrable and certainly alien world of childhood, the novel is at once highly lyrical […]