November 2016, In My Reading Log

2016-12-01T16:53:02-05:00

In the wake of my IFOA reading list and the literary prizelists of the season, my November reading felt relatively whimsical. Without duedates attached to the majority of my reading, it was a pleasure to slip into volumes which had sat untouched in recent weeks. Each of these three volumes covers,

November 2016, In My Reading Log2016-12-01T16:53:02-05:00

Jane Hamilton’s The Excellent Lombards (2016)

2017-05-18T06:23:26-05:00

Excerpt from my reading journal: Having read all of Jane Hamilton's novels, and having waited since 2009 for another, I was pretty psyched for The Excellent Lombards. Grand Central Publishing, 2016 My favourites were The Short History of a Prince and The Book of Ruth, which I read

Jane Hamilton’s The Excellent Lombards (2016)2017-05-18T06:23:26-05:00

“The Wilds of Morris Township” Alice Munro

2020-10-01T12:47:59-05:00

This Alice Munro story might serve as a sixteen-page synposis for why some high-school students came to hate the idea of reading Canadian authors. McClelland & Stewart, 2006 If you weren't raised on Laura Ingalls Wilder's books? If you weren't an obsessive listener to weekly episodes of Winter Without Salt read aloud

“The Wilds of Morris Township” Alice Munro2020-10-01T12:47:59-05:00

Under-represented at the table, holding their own on the page

2019-05-11T19:58:02-05:00

Neither small-scale farmers nor low-income communities have been invited to the table to make food policy on a global scale. The Stop illuminates this reality in matter-of-fact and unsentimental language, presenting facts both from a bird’s-eye-view and a grassroots perspective. Readers are acquainted with some alarming information on an international

Under-represented at the table, holding their own on the page2019-05-11T19:58:02-05:00
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