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Mary Karr

Mary Karr is the author of three New York Times best-selling memoirs: The Liars’ Club, Cherry, and Lit. She lives and teaches in Syracuse, New York.

— From July 2015
The Dog-Eared Page

Houses Of The Spirit

When I asked my six-year-old son, Dev, why he wanted to go to church for the first time that Sunday morning, he gave perhaps the only answer that could have nudged me into folding my newspaper and moving toward some faith I’d never bothered with before. He wanted to go, he said, “to see if God’s there.”

July 2015
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