Posts Tagged ‘Reading List’

The World Is a Funny (Book) Place

October 17, 2016

I read some big, brainy, brick shaped books this summer. A respite was inevitable, and when my eyes want a rest, I very often pick up some comics. Comics, A Global History 1968 to the Present, Dan Mazur and Alexander Danner: The 50’s suppression of comics in America had echoes in Europe and Japan, but […]

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Book Porn

October 5, 2016

A computer crash and a temp job in a shorthanded college bookstore really cramped my writing though I do have plenty of raw first drafts, typed shakily into my phone or tablet on public transit. So I’m posting some summer reading commentary now as I try to catch up:  I finished The Novel, A Biography. […]

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A Good Used Bookstore, For the Love of God

November 2, 2015

Size does matter. Mine is a bit small by most people’s standards I’m sure, but honestly, I’d rather it be a bit small than too large. Because really, it’s what you do with it. And mine does a lot. I don’t often brag about it because I don’t want to attract a crowd, but it’s […]

2015 | Books, Comics, Music, Landscape, Monotypes, Soccer | Tags: , , Comments (0)

Unpacking the Stacks

August 30, 2015

What’s in the stacks: A quick post of first impressions about the stuff I am currently reading: Vamps and Tramps, Camille Paglia: Libertarian feminist Paglia cannot be ignored, though she sometimes seems more interested in stirring up the academic feminists than in tempering her improvisatory, provocative and oft times counter intuitive views. She is determined to […]

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