Leveling My Opinion Like an Inelegant Sledgehammer

(Originally posted on Blogger site.) I’ve decided to start posting short reviews of books as I finish reading them. Yes, that’s right: I read a book, it gets written about here. Links will be plastered all over up in this piece, too, let me tell you. When does it begin? Now. I also would like […]

Writers Speaking, the Speech Printed as Writing

(Originally posted on Blogger site.) The other day, J passed on an article to me, something that I might enjoy reading — an interview with Russell Banks in Harper’s Magazine. I always enjoy reading interviews, autobiographies, and other first-person accounts/thoughts from creative types. Though they run the risk of being highly subjective — if not […]