Exciting news for Flannery O’Connor fans–a new book entitled, Flannery O’Connor: The Cartoons is available. In the NPR article, Glen Weldon writes,
But to focus entirely on O’Connor’s linework is to miss the true insights these works afford. Because of course they aren’t still lifes or anatomy studies, they’re gags. Which is to say: stories, often darkly funny ones, distilled to their essence — captured in a snapshot and usually accompanied by a droll description or characterizing bit of dialogue. What better training ground for a fiction writer?
If you want a quick peek, NPR has also posted some excerpts.