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Living in bookishness

I was that kid who was scolded for bringing a book everywhere. Now, I am taller. And I can carry more books.

This site is about giving back, in exchange for the many hours spent in the company of books.

Here, I can share my enthusiasm for those books which have offered me bookish friendships, for those writers’ works which have participated in countless paged conversations.

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A Voracious Enthusiast

No advertisements. This is part of an exchange: words for words.

Recent Bookchat

About the pages that I’ve been turning

Fresh bookishness!

Mini Update Sticky Post: January 16th, 2018 This week I'm finishing a collection of Tom King's short fiction, One Good Story, That One. I'm also scaring myself with

Thoughts on 2018’s Reading

Last year was a terrific reading year. The variety, the intensity, the pacing: all so satisfying. My read-o-lutions for 2018 are much as they were for last

Mavis Gallant’s “Willi” (1963)

Recalling the distanced and pseudo-analytical view of a man's life in the very short story "Siegfried's Memoirs", readers can contrast that with "Willi", an emotionally driven and heartful short

Quarterly Stories: Winter 2017

Anosh Irani's "Circus Wedding" appears in the Spring/Summer 2017 issue of Eighteen Bridges, a fabulous magazine. His novel, The Parcel, also considers voices which are often pushed 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. which is partly because I am very fussy about accepting. What happens when I am a willing reader?

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