Slavery: Past and Present #280898 Reasons (1 of 4)

2021-02-01T17:25:23-05:00

In the past few weeks, I’ve read a few books for this reading project; at this rate, I will easily read the 32 books I’m aiming for (representing the percentage of people in one American state, who voted in November 2020 on a bill which maintained the legal option to

Slavery: Past and Present #280898 Reasons (1 of 4)2021-02-01T17:25:23-05:00

Winter 2020: In My Reading Log (Part One)

2021-01-06T14:29:55-05:00

Before I post about the new reading year, there are a few memorable reads from my 2020 log that I haven’t mentioned yet. Like Pourin’ Down Rain, Cheryl Foggo's memoir about growing up in 1960s Calgary, in a small and tight-knit Black community. When she was young, she heard

Winter 2020: In My Reading Log (Part One)2021-01-06T14:29:55-05:00

January 2018, In My Bookbag

2018-01-25T17:17:13-05:00

In which there is talk of the slim stories which have travelled with me within the city, while bulkier volumes stayed home. Charles Dickens' Bleak House and John Ajvide Lindqvist's Harbor (Translated by Marlaine Delargy) are awkward travelling companions. As are some of the skinnies in my current stack,

January 2018, In My Bookbag2018-01-25T17:17:13-05:00

November 2016, In My Bookbag

2017-07-24T14:30:45-05:00

In which I discuss some of the skinny volumes which have kept me company while on the move, while heavier volumes (like Steven Price's By Gaslight and Ami McKay's The Witches of New York) stayed home. The Selected Poetry of Ryszard Kapuściński is the first in the International Translation Series

November 2016, In My Bookbag2017-07-24T14:30:45-05:00

Michelle Butler Hallett’s This Marlowe (2016)

2016-06-02T14:26:54-05:00

Christopher Marlowe's story begins and ends with a brawl, in the hands of Michelle Butler Hallett. Goose Lane Editions, 2016 This Marlowe focuses on the final months of the playwright's life, with his death registered as May 30, 1593. His patron, Thomas Walsingham, openly supported his plays and verses,

Michelle Butler Hallett’s This Marlowe (2016)2016-06-02T14:26:54-05:00
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