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I.Am.Buried.In.Print.

This site is about giving back, in exchange for the many hours spent in the company of books, for the writers who have participated in countless paged conversations.

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I’m usually rather serious. As when discussing books like Michael Ondaatje’s Warlight, and Michael Redhill’s Bellevue Spiral. (Yes, I have a thing for Michaels.) But I can also be silly. (As in “Dear Public Library”.)

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A Voracious Enthusiast

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Recent Bookchat

About the pages that I’ve been turning

(A sticky post, then cross-category posts, newest to oldest)

Fresh bookishness!

Mini Update Sticky Post: January 1, 2020 Later in December, I started to read Ian Urbina's The Outlaw Ocean, inspired by an interview via The New York Times

Winter 2019-2020: In My Bookbag

In which I discuss the skinny books that slip into my bookbag while the heavier, cumbersome volumes (like Ian Urbina’s The Outlaw Ocean and Flannery O’Connor’s

Planning: 2020’s Reading

My planning for a year’s reading always involves looking back at the previous reading year. In 2019, I’d planned to focus on series reading. In the previous

A Balancing Act, Ongoing

Before I settled on some other reading projects for 2020 (more on that tomorrow), I entertained the possibility of making a simpler goal than usual: choosing half

Dear Author:

Do you think there is a match to be made between B.I.P. and a particular book?

Any work that I have ever agreed to accept has been covered on B.I.P.

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I’M A WILLING READER?