Being a Good Girl

2020-05-04T14:41:58-05:00

The word 'goodish' entered my vocabulary thanks to an observation that Carol Shields makes of two female friends in The Republic of Love. (General increased usage of -ish also ensued.) "They love the word ‘goodish,’ as in goodish sunsets, goodish travel bargains, goodish men." The title and cover of Suzanne Sutherland's When

Being a Good Girl2020-05-04T14:41:58-05:00

Michael Ondaatje’s In the Skin of a Lion (1987)

2014-07-11T15:55:42-05:00

Michael Ondaatje’s In the Skin of a Lion Knopf, 1987 I first read this as a teenager. I’d already been reading a lot of adult literature, even if I was still regularly re-reading childhood favourites like the Anne books and still discovering some classics like K.M. Peyton’s Flambards stories and

Michael Ondaatje’s In the Skin of a Lion (1987)2014-07-11T15:55:42-05:00
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