I admit that I picked up Miguel Ángel Asturias’s 1963 novel Mulata de Tal because of the cover and blurb… Read more [Literature] Miguel Ángel Asturias’s weird novel Mulata (Book acquired, 14 April 2017)
TED2017 begins on Monday in Vancouver, Canada, and will explore the theme “The Future You.” If the future you is… Read more [Literature] 12 Books To Browse Ahead Of TED2017
By all accounts, he took pulp fiction yarns – about hard-boiled private eyes, such as his popular creation, Sam Spade,… Read more [Literature] Review: Dashiell Hammett: Man of Mystery by Sally Cline (review by Bill Hughes) — JMWW
From our friends at Bibloklept: October 3rd. — A strange occurrence has taken place today. I got up fairly late,… Read more [Literature] “Memoirs of a Madman” — Nikolai Gogol
Black and White. The power these non-colors have on our eyes, our imagination, are difficult to pin down. Vincent Van… Read more [Photography/Literature] Nuno Moreira (Photography) – Zona
Meyer Howard Abrams, the legendary literary critic, teacher and founder of W. W. Norton and the Norton Anthology of English… Read more [Literature] MH Abrams, Norton anthology founder, influential critic, dead at age 102
The ever-brilliant Jorge Luis Borges, even from the grave, will make you broke looking for incredible books to read.
Expect to see John Batchelor’s podcast links here. He does stunning work interviewing authors, and you can tell he’s actually… Read more [Book Review] Sat 12/20/14 Author Paths Without Glory: Richard Francis Burton in Africa by James L. Newman