"A self one does not want. A heart one cannot help"
The past week has proven everything can change in the blink of an eye. In less than five days I've had to close my coffee shop, cancel all traveling plans and postpone indefinitely a publishing workshop I'd been working on with several independent publishing houses. On the other hand, an academic article I wrote in … Continue reading Back to blogging
Quite late for this but...
“It’s not about being lost but about trying to lose yourself”
The Secret History by Donna Tartt has been on my radar for a while now. I've heard many people praise it and as many hate it, which really made me want to read it. One of the reviews on the back of the book says, "a thriller for thinking people", which I took as a … Continue reading Men and Gods: The Secret History by Donna Tartt
One for each year lived.
Some good, some bad.
An intricate mystery set in New Zealand's Gold Rush.
The best from the Queen of Mystery.
In 1943, Betty Smith published what would become her most famous work and one of the most representative pieces of American literature. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn* was an instant hit, at the time being only surpassed by Gone With the Wind * in sales. The novel narrates the life of Francie Nolan and her … Continue reading “The World Was Hers For The Reading”: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Turns out this is really fun.