37 books in a year. Probably a personal best. Thanks, Brunch Elanor and Park, Rainbow Rowell It's a YA novel about two misfits, who like any YA protagonists, find love. It's a brilliant book that deals with many issues. I'd rate it 8/10. What worked- The plot, the characters, the way conflict has been handled. … Continue reading 2015 in Books.
On what Khushwant Singh's death makes me painfully aware of, and what his writing has taught me. It's begining. Slowly. You read some works as you were growing up, but most of them were Dead White Europeans, who were considered classic writers-Shakespeare, Austen, and the like. But you knew they are long dead and gone. … Continue reading Begining of the End
At Lunch in Les Deux Magots By Lorna Goodison (From: Oracabessa.) For John Edward Richard Wright and James Baldwin ate in this very celebrated Paris café where you and I my dearly beloved hold these sidewalk streets in the sun and order salads of spring greens; tart leaves tonic our wintered mouths. Here Richard bought … Continue reading At Lunch in Les Deux Magots