Reading Indie, Reading Project and Onwards

2014-03-20T21:04:13-05:00

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 Onwards2014-03-20T21:04:13-05:00

House of Anansi 45 Project, In Hindsight

2014-03-20T16:13:21-05:00

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 Hindsight2014-03-20T16:13:21-05:00

Georgia Nicols’ You and Your Future (2011)

2014-03-20T15:35:46-05:00

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)2014-03-20T15:35:46-05:00

Graeme Gibson’s Five Legs (1969)

2014-03-20T15:35:24-05:00

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)2014-03-20T15:35:24-05:00

Martha Brooks’ Two Moons in August (1990)

2014-03-20T15:34:04-05:00

"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)2014-03-20T15:34:04-05:00
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