Monthly Archives: February 2018

TOP TEN TUESDAY | A FEW TAKES ON LOVE

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  As you know if you’ve been around this neck of the woods for any length of time, I’m not really much for romance. So asking me to share my favourite romantic books is an exercise in futility. So instead, I’m going to do a few different riffs on the general theme and see where that takes me. A book… Read more »

THE SUNDAY REVIEW | SLOUCHING TOWARDS BETHLEHEM – JOAN DIDION

  This was my first foray into Didion’s writing, and now I’m wondering what took me so long. Slouching Towards Bethlehem seemed to be a good place to start, comprised as it is of a selection of short essays on various topics. She covers everything from a murder case to hippies in San Francisco to Joan Baez to morality. Many… Read more »

THE SUNDAY REVIEW | ANOTHER BROOKLYN – JACQUELINE WOODSON

  I’ve been meaning to read Jacqueline Woodson for a very long time. Her memoir, Brown Girl Dreaming, has been sitting on my shelf, waiting for me to get around to it, for years. I’m very grateful that this book was on sale, and that I decided to pick it up one day because of the cover and its low… Read more »