A Presence Beyond the Page

2020-07-22T09:56:03-05:00

Sometimes the body count in my reading is high. Of late, the un-body count has been rising. I noticed the presence in W. G. Sebald, when I began reading Austerlitz (2001; Translated from the German, 2011) earlier this year. In the photographs which accompany his narrative, there are no

A Presence Beyond the Page2020-07-22T09:56:03-05:00

Summer Reading To-Do List for Sunny Days (2 of 4)

2020-03-31T12:14:55-05:00

Such good reading this summer, so far. In other respects, perhaps mine has not been the most productive summer. But it all depends what one puts on a to-do list, doesn't it! What if your to-do list was all about the books in your stacks? Little, Brown and Company, 2015

Summer Reading To-Do List for Sunny Days (2 of 4)2020-03-31T12:14:55-05:00

Diversiverse 2014 – Reading more diversely

2017-07-24T15:12:41-05:00

Of course I made a reading list. Then, I saw Vasilly’s list. (You probably already know where this is heading.) Her list has many temptations on it, including some of my favourites. But I have been looking for a reason to read the rest of Kazu Kibuishi’s Amulet series since I

Diversiverse 2014 – Reading more diversely2017-07-24T15:12:41-05:00

“Floating Bridge” Alice Munro

2014-03-24T08:22:28-05:00

Jinny has been standing on shifting ground. Expectations are thwarted: these are times of transformation. This was true, too, in "Gravel" and in "Oh What Avails". But there she is: the space in which she is standing shifts both literally and metaphorically. Things have been all-a-shift for some time now.

“Floating Bridge” Alice Munro2014-03-24T08:22:28-05:00
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