On Rereading

On Rereading

Ever notice how rereading can reveal how much you’ve changed since the first time you experienced a book or story? Ellen over at Fat Books inadvertently reminded me I’ve been meaning to write a bit about this. I might even posit that rereads reveal more about yourself than first-time reads. (Later viewings of films/movies can […]

Franzenuddism

Franzenuddism

What’s up with this guy?  He seems to be morally opposed to Twitter. Apparently he thinks people are trying to tweet their entire dissertations or well-researched and supported arguments in 140 characters or less: Twitter is unspeakably irritating. Twitter stands for everything I oppose … It’s hard to cite facts or create an argument in 140 characters […]

Literary Blog Hop: Who’s got time to read? And why’s reading important anyway?

Literary Blog Hop: Who’s got time to read? And why’s reading important anyway?

It’s Literary Blog Hop time again, hosted by The Blue Bookcase. This month’s question: How do you find time to read, what’s your reading style and where do you think reading literature should rank in society’s priorities?  Finding time to read: It’s not so much about finding time but making time. Last year I managed […]

The Rook by Daniel O’Malley: Impressions

The Rook by Daniel O’Malley: Impressions

To say I enjoyed The Rook by Daniel O’Malley* would be a painful understatement. This was the most fun I’ve had reading in quite some time. Now, if you are not into books or stories that have anything to do with the supernatural, don’t get too excited; this book is most definitely not up your […]