Jane Ciabattari http://wshu.org en Opening The Literary Liquor Cabinet In 'Echo Spring' http://wshu.org/post/opening-literary-liquor-cabinet-echo-spring Remember Brick's frequent trips to "Echo Spring" in <em>Cat on a Hot Tin Roof</em>? Echo Spring, Olivia Laing reminds us in her illuminating new book, is a nickname for the liquor cabinet, drawn from the brand of bourbon it contains. Tue, 31 Dec 2013 12:32:43 +0000 Jane Ciabattari 10616 at http://wshu.org Opening The Literary Liquor Cabinet In 'Echo Spring' Amy Tan's Latest: Mothers, Daughters And The Oldest Profession http://wshu.org/post/amy-tans-latest-mothers-daughters-and-oldest-profession Family secrets, life-changing betrayals and the paradox of wondering about the old country while belonging to the new are at the heart of Amy Tan's work. She enthralled readers of her phenomenally successful first novel, <em>The Joy Luck Club</em> (1989), with the interlocking stories of four Chinese-born mothers and their four California-born daughters. Sun, 10 Nov 2013 01:37:17 +0000 Jane Ciabattari 8110 at http://wshu.org Amy Tan's Latest: Mothers, Daughters And The Oldest Profession