Spring 2020, In My Bookbag (What Bookbag?)

2020-05-20T08:32:26-05:00

Because I like to have a book for every reading mood under way, at any given time, my stack is an unwieldy creature. But even with an unreasonable number of books in my stack, only one or two of those books would be exceptionally long. Lighter-weighted volumes outnumber

Spring 2020, In My Bookbag (What Bookbag?)2020-05-20T08:32:26-05:00

August 2019, In My Bookbag

2019-09-20T17:02:12-05:00

In which there is talk of the slim stories which have travelled with me within the city. While bulkier volumes stayed home. Like Robertson Davies' Murther and Walking Spirits (1991). And Nazanine Hozar's Aria (2019). These are awkward travelling companions: thick and heavy But some of the skinnies in

August 2019, In My Bookbag2019-09-20T17:02:12-05:00

May 2019, In My Bookbag

2019-05-09T13:42:55-05:00

Because I’m still buried in print when I’m on the move, here’s talk of the books I’ve been reading en route, while heavier volumes (like Charles Palliser’s The Quincunx and Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man) stayed at home. I read nearly half of this book at the top of the steps

May 2019, In My Bookbag2019-05-09T13:42:55-05:00

Spring 2018, In My Bookbag

2018-05-31T13:06:45-05:00

In which there is talk of the slim stories which have travelled with me within the city, while bulkier volumes stayed home. Amitav Ghosh's Flood of Fire and Paul Auster's 4 3 2 1are awkward travelling companions. As are some of the skinnies in my current stack, like Iris Murdoch's

Spring 2018, In My Bookbag2018-05-31T13:06:45-05:00

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
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