The Journal of Joyce Carol Oates: 1973-1982

A 2007 review from The New York Times
Raymond Smith and Joyce Carol Oates
James Campbell (The New York Times) reviews The Journal of Joyce Carol Oates: 1973-1982: 'Is it counterproductive to have “an actual friend, an intimate adviser, a lover, a spouse? ... In reality, no.” Nevertheless, the lasting impression left by “The Journal of Joyce Carol Oates” comes from another question and answer: “If I wonder where my personality really exists, in what form it best expresses itself, the answer is obvious: in the books. Between hard covers. Hard covers. The rest is Life.”' [Read More]

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