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I’ve Been Wrong Before

The personal essays collected in Evan James’s I’ve Been Wrong Before dazzle with words and phrases that dance with a lithesome rhythm.

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Review of ‘I’ve Been Wrong Before’

The best personal essays allow a momentary glimpse of the writer’s vulnerability and reveal facets of the writer’s personality that they otherwise shroud in secrecy. Yet, for these essays to work, their words and phrases must dance with a lithesome rhythm that carries readers along to a climactic revelatory moment. The essays collected in Evan James’…

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