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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: September 13, 2019   I've finished Chava Rosenfarb's short stories, Survivors, in translation by Goldie Morgenthaler, which were absolutely wondering. And am just beginning

Summer 2019, In My Reading Log

In Iris Murdoch’s Henry and Cato (1976), Henry Marshalson inherits the family estate when his brother Sandy dies. Henry returns to the home where his mother

Summer 2019, In My Notebook

This year I added another writer to my MRE list. In truth, he was one of the writers whose stories provoked that kind of MustReadEverything commitment early

August 2019, In My Bookbag

In which there is talk of the slim stories which have travelled with me within the city. While bulkier volumes stayed home. Like Robertson Davies' Murther and

August 2019, In My Stacks

Earlier this summer, in June, I maxed out my library card. The box which usually holds my borrowed books was so full that it was bookish-Jenga to

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?