Monthly Archives: May 2011

Book Review: Tropic of Cancer

Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller In short this is an excellent book, especially for writers: vivid, visual, voice out the wazoo, layers of details and artistry and all the rest of it. He does like to call women cunts. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Stoned Apocolypse

The Stoned Apocalypse by Marco Vassi I am so grateful for this book. This is one example of how the written word has the ultimate power to transcend everything: class, time, prejudice, politics, fear, death. Marco Vassi died over twenty … Continue reading

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Book Reviews added to my blog and site

Why do book reviews?  I am a reader. I love books, I love readers. How cool would it be to remind people who also like books about some of the better ones like The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, … Continue reading

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Kindle Guilt: Part 2

Did I mention that my kindle is also equipped with an Oxford English Dictionary and has the capacity to google unfamiliar references?  I can imagine all sorts of things happening as the result of kindles and other e-readers gaining popularity. I know for … Continue reading

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Kindle Guilt: Part 1

When I look in the mirror I find that my lips are bright pink from all the Kool- Aid I’ve been drinking…now I’m spreading the insanity halfway across the country. I got my aunt a kindle this past week. She … Continue reading

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