I had a little too much fun dumping some famous short stories into Wordle. For those unfamiliar with the site, it's a stylish word-cloud generator. The sizes of the words in the cloud indicate the frequency with which they're used in the given text.
The above is a Wordle of Hemingway's "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber
Clea Simon's Phoenix review of Wesley Stace's
Charles Jessold, Considered
as a Murderer has been chosen as "Review-a-Day" at Powells.com by the National Book Critics Circle. The NBCC provides "one exemplary review by a member each week" for posting at Powell's.
London-based Hamilton Richardson is the most undeservedly overlooked voice in the field of literary criticism. Though his work is spare -- only seven reviews to date -- his reach limited to customer reviews on Amazon UK, and his scope narrowed to the Mr. Men series by Roger Hargreaves, few critics working today could hope to match the precision of his prose, the scope of his knowledge, or the acuity of his understanding.