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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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About the pages that I’ve been turning

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

Fresh bookishness!

Mini Update Sticky Post: May 15, 2020 My non-fiction reading has temporarily slowed, as I've recently finished Deni Ellis Béchard's book about conservation efforts towards the bonobos in

Mavis Gallant’s “Kingdom Come”

If only Dr. Dominic Missierna could arrange for a weekly dinner with Charles Filandreux (from “Siegfried’s Memoirs” in Coming Ashore) and Henri Grippes (from “A Painful Affair”

Mavis Gallant’s Dédé

Some of the stories NOT told in Mavis Gallant’s Dédé, a story named for Sylvie’s younger brother, Amedée: We don’t catch even a glimpse of the time

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