Review of “My Long-Term Relationship with Guns” by Daniel Dutilly

This essay is part of a contest sponsored by Memoir Magazine on the topic of guns and people. Author Daniel Dutilly begins describing his relationship with guns in childhood. His father, a Vietnam veteran, gave him and his younger brother plastic army guns for Christmas. They were four and five years old, and they lovedContinue reading “Review of “My Long-Term Relationship with Guns” by Daniel Dutilly”

Review of “Deerstalking: Contemplating an Old Tradition” by Page Lambert

This is a non-fiction memoir. In striking and memorable images, the author shows the reader first, a deer that died entangled in a barbed wire fence; a tiny fawn, abandoned by its mother, that died of dehydration, despite human efforts; and her children’s reaction to the heart of a deer her husband has killed. InContinue reading “Review of “Deerstalking: Contemplating an Old Tradition” by Page Lambert”