I’ve gotten behind on my review dumps, so here are a bunch of one-sentence reviews that span my reading from February through April. Hilary Mantel, Sarah Moss, Elizabeth Taylor, E.M. Forster, Ursula K. Le Guin, Lara Elena Donnelly, Mary Renault, Madeline Miller.Read More
One of my favourite galleries in the world is located an hour north of Milwaukee in Sheboygan, Wisconsin: the John Michael Kohler Arts Center. Dedicated to contemporary art with an emphasis on outsider art, the Kohler Arts Center consistently puts on exhibitions that are surprising, strange, beautiful, and most of all delightful.
It also has the best washrooms.Read More
Here are brief reviews of six books I’ve read recently:
Hilary Mantel, Beyond Black
Beryl Bainbridge, The Bottle Factory Outing
Daphne Du Maurier, Rebecca
Sarah Waters, Fingersmith
Mary Renault, The Mask of Apollo
Elizabeth Taylor, The Soul of Kindness
Mini-reviews of some of the books I’ve read in early winter 2019, including four chonkers of 400+ pages. Richard Powers, Hilary Mantel, Sarah Waters, Dorothy Sayers, and Louise Erdrich. Spoilers for everything.Read More
Their love, for the world and each other, is an act of reverent attention. The same is true of Jansson’s prose.
Mini-reviews of some of the books I’ve read in winter 2018; mostly yelling about how much I love Tove Jansson. Also includes Ursula K. Le Guin and Takashi Hiraide.Read More