C.E. Morgan is the author of All the Living. She is a resident of Kentucky.

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Faulkner’s Greatest Novel 

Novelist C.E. Morgan says Light in August, newly reissued this month, is Faulkner’s claim to the Great American Novel. It’s even more central to the author’s canon than Sound and the Fury or As I Lay Dying, because of its one ineradicably American concern—race.