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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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About B.I.P.
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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: March 1,2021 Short stories? Deesha Philyaw's The Secret Lives of Church Ladies. In comics? Michael Nicholl Yahgulanaas' Carpe Fin: A Haida Manga. Dipping into:

In My Stacks: Early 2021

Many of the books in my February reading stack also fit with the celebration of independent publishers #ReadIndies hosted by Kaggsy and Lizzy this month: Archipelago Books, QC

Planning: 2021’s Reading

Our public libraries remain open for curb-side pick-ups, which I'm grateful for, because many of these projects rely on borrowed materials. After they've been returned, however, the

January 2021: In My Notebook

This regular feature on BIP altered during the past year; my favourite on-the-move notebook sprouted a layer of dust because now that I’m consistently sitting at my

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?
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