Friday, October 22, 2010

Potent sub-genre ...

... Step right up for carny classics.

See also: ESSAY / Lost in the shadow of C.S. Lewis' fame / Joy Davidman was a noted poet, a feisty Communist and a free spirit.

1 comment:

  1. Little known fact: William Lindsay Gresham, author of Nightmare Alley, was the husband of poet Joy Davidman and father of her two sons.

    She went on to become the wife of C.S. Lewis. (Many will remember her as Debra Winger in Shadowland).

    I wrote about her (and Gresham) a few years back for the San Francisco Chronicle here: