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Even though he has won a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award for his short stories, John Cheever may not be at the top of your reading list — and Here and Now pop culture critic Renee Graham thinks that’s a shame.
She developed a love for his work as a college student.
Graham grew up in the inner city, in a lower middle class family and said Cheever changed her thinking.
“You tend to think that upper middle class white people have it all figured out,” she said. “Then suddenly I read Cheever and I go ‘Oh my God–they don’t have it all figured out.'”
She finds his stories beautifully written. “There’s a lot of humor, a lot of poignancy…they’re so beautifully alive,they’re going to be resonant for generations to come,” she said.
Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.