Reading Indie, Reading Project and Onwards

2014-03-20T21:04:13+00:00

Towards the end of 2012, I was overwhelmed by the idea of being just one indie-minded reader in a literary world dominated by mega-publishers and mega-retailers. I felt unsure how to affect change, how to best respond to the sense of despair swelling within my reading heart and mind. I

Reading Indie, Reading Project and Onwards 2014-03-20T21:04:13+00:00

House of Anansi 45 Project, In Hindsight

2014-03-20T16:13:21+00:00

Towards the end of 2012, I was overwhelmed by the idea of being just one indie-minded reader in a literary world dominated by mega-publishers and mega-retailers, unsure how to affect change, how to respond to the sense of despair swelling within my reading heart and mind. I decided that making

House of Anansi 45 Project, In Hindsight 2014-03-20T16:13:21+00:00

Georgia Nicols’ You and Your Future (2011)

2014-03-20T15:35:46+00:00

When I was twelve,  I got a boxed kit which allowed me to draw my own astrology chart. House of Anansi, 2011 More than ten years later, I finally wrapped my head around the mathematical charts in the back of the book. In the meantime, I admired the

Georgia Nicols’ You and Your Future (2011) 2014-03-20T15:35:46+00:00

Graeme Gibson’s Five Legs (1969)

2014-03-20T15:35:24+00:00

Five Legs, perhaps surprisingly, is a novel of two -- not five -- parts. The first is in the voice of Professor Lucan Crackell. Take "stymied creativity" and a "failed imagination": an "amiable hypocrite who consoles himself with power in the institution, getting drunk with his students, and

Graeme Gibson’s Five Legs (1969) 2014-03-20T15:35:24+00:00

Martha Brooks’ Two Moons in August (1990)

2014-03-20T15:34:04+00:00

"There were two moons last August -- one that was almost full at the beginning when Mom was alive and our lives were normal, and then a big full cheater moon at the end, one that looked down so beautifully on the world when everything was awful and changed and

Martha Brooks’ Two Moons in August (1990) 2014-03-20T15:34:04+00:00