When I was in university, my intellectual confidence was so low that if I had trouble understanding the point of a particular academic passage or book I always believed it was me, not the author, at fault. Surely, I reasoned, he/she is published and… Continue Reading “Bookish: Nowhere Man, Aleksander Hemon”
Last night I got a full night’s sleep for the first time in about two weeks – between Brian’s illness and mine there has been much tossing and turning between us – so much so that the last three nights I have said *Enough!*… Continue Reading “Selected readings from the summer.”
Apropos of nothing – one of my alltime favourite authors, Peter Carey, released a new book last week. It is a rare occurrence that I buy a book in hardcover, but this time I’m going to have to. Trailer for His Illegal Self below.