Stardust Readalong, Hosted by Stainless Steel Droppings

2014-03-20T19:55:24-05:00

My experience with Neil Gaiman is relatively limited: Odd and the Frost Giants and the audio production of The Graveyard Book. Stardust is a very interesting third to add, and all the more so given that I have been reading the version illustrated by Charles Vess. 1997; DC Comics,

Stardust Readalong, Hosted by Stainless Steel Droppings2014-03-20T19:55:24-05:00

Rawi Hage’s Carnival (2012)

2014-03-20T15:57:07-05:00

Fly's voice is the ticket which offers admission to Rawi Hage's Carnival. It is not, however, a front row seat. It is a seat to one side, on the margins. But this is where some of the most interesting things can be observed. (Michael Ondaatje set The Cat's Table

Rawi Hage’s Carnival (2012)2014-03-20T15:57:07-05:00

Thoughts on Three Contenders: Tournament of Books

2017-07-25T11:28:56-05:00

Teju Cole, Open City Recorded Books, 2011 Reader: Kevin Mambo It was fitting that this was my first audiobook of 2012; I was walking the streets of my own city, listening to this story, while the narrator, Julius, was walking the streets of New York City. He is walking, the birds

Thoughts on Three Contenders: Tournament of Books2017-07-25T11:28:56-05:00

2012’s First Amazing Read: Edem Awumey’s Dirty Feet

2020-05-21T16:11:02-05:00

House of Anansi, 2011 Edem Awumey’s Dirty Feet is a slim volume, but its contents are hefty indeed. Askia’s story reminds the reader that one is wise not to judge insides by outsides, that the dimensions of an individual’s inner life expand even beyond personal experiences, that one

2012’s First Amazing Read: Edem Awumey’s Dirty Feet2020-05-21T16:11:02-05:00

Still Lovin’ This City (II)

2014-03-15T14:41:56-05:00

Margaret Goodfellow and Phil Goodfellow's A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Toronto Douglas&McIntyre, 2010 It's perfectly pocket-sized and so it should be. It's just the book that you want to pop in there when the sun is shining and you want to go exploring. Lest you worry that this

Still Lovin’ This City (II)2014-03-15T14:41:56-05:00
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