Monthly Archives: August 2014

Top Ten Tuesday: Books I Really Want to Read But Don’t Own… Yet

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Even though my physical and digital book shelves are stacked with tons of books that I haven’t read yet, I can’t help always looking for new … Continue reading

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Reading Australia: Bush Stories by Barbara Baynton

Recently, I asked a couple members of the book blogging community for recommendations of Australian writers, and what I got will probably keep me busy for a while. This post is on Barbara Baynton’s famous short story collection Bush Studies … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon: Random Bookish Things

So here is a random assortment of interesting bookish things. #Diversiverse Recent events in Ferguson and the ones that preceded it, are a kind of unsettling reminder that racial prejudice is alive and well in the world. Any vaguely conscientious … Continue reading

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On Reading Derek Walcott

Looking through my twitter feed I saw that Commonwealth Writers tweeted a link of a month old BBC broadcast, where British poet Glyn Maxwell was interviewing my favourite poet and playwright from St. Lucia, Derek Walcott, on his birthday. Honestly, … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon: Comic Books and the Question of Diversity

Recently Comic Book Resources Managing Editor Albert Ching made himself a target for the internet trolls, when his only negative comment in a glowing review about the Guardians of the Galaxy movie was, “While it is a little disappointing that … Continue reading

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The Black Beetle Volume 1: No Way Out by Francesco Francavilla

  Francesco Francavilla’s The Black Beetle Volume 1: No Way Out is the re-invocation of the classic hard-boiled costumed vigilante blasting and exploding his way to the truth. From battling the Werewolf Corps (a Nazi sect) who are hunting down … Continue reading

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The Sunday Salon: The Athlete and the Artist

He pelting stars, he pelting the sun He skipping stones to Buckingham Palace He pelt down the gold mango from the tallest tree, as I pelt this pen to the sky. Christian Campbell The Crown Prince of Pelters Scrolling through … Continue reading

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First Post at Fresh Milk Books

The General In His Labyrinth is the first work by Marquez that I’ve read since he passed away in April. It is also the first review¬†that I’ve written as a Fresh Milk Books contributor. I chose my first Fresh Milk … Continue reading

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