“Don’t Date Baptists—and other things my mother told me,” by Terry Barr

Reviewed by Walter Bennett Terry Barr’s Don’t Date Baptists is foremost a book of stories—an almost stream-of-consciousness narrative—about a boy’s coming to manhood and moral awareness in the deep South of the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, a propitious time and place indeed to be the son of a Jewish father and Methodist mother. And that … Continue reading “Don’t Date Baptists—and other things my mother told me,” by Terry Barr