V dye J - Veronica Dye Johnson, Illustrator

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The Age for Flannery O’Connor

“Utterly torturous” is how my teenaged self would’ve described reading the short stories collected in Flannery O’Connor’s A Good Man Is Hard to Find (1955). In high school everything “scarred me for life,” especially literature that didn’t include 19th-century governesses. I’m