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Now in its 14th year of publication, this magazine was created to offer the discerning reader a stimulating selection of excellent original writing. Black Lamb Review is a literate rather than a literary publication. Regular columns by writers in a variety of geographic locations and vocations are supplemented by features, reviews, articles on books and authors, and a selection of “departments,” including an acerbic advice column and a lamb recipe.

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Archive for the 'All Memorial Issue' Category

May 2010 in Black Lamb

Volume 8, Number 5 – May 2010

May 1st, 2010

The All Memorial Issue

In the cover essay of our All-Memorial Issue, Meeting Guy, John M. Daniel recalls his long-distance relationship with an extraordinary first cousin, Guy Waterman. Our page two feature, Eastertide, is a letter written in 2002 describing the colorful and moving Paschal traditions in an Amalfi coast village.

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Brief encounters

May 1st, 2010

BY TOBY TOMPKINS

Anyone who’s survived for sixty-seven years and been even peripherally involved in the arts has met famous people, now defunct, from time to time. The trick, it seems to me, is to write about those meetings without sounding like a name-dropping show-off. Unless you’re warren.pngfamous yourself, and even then, maybe it can’t be done. So with apologies in advance, here are four men who marked my mind. I don’t claim I got to know any of them well.

My first notable encounter with a Notable involved Robert Penn Warren. He was the uncle of a Yale classmate and was teaching at the university at the time.

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