I have had this book sitting on my shelf for a few years and have longed to carve out time to read it, which finally happened these last few weeks. I am a fan of David Chang — Kamil and I ate at Momofuku in NYC a few years ago, we both enjoyed Ugly Delicious
Another Van Booy book down the hatch! The Sadness of Beautiful Things is a collection of stories — some shorter than others. I enjoyed the length variability. All of them, as the title infers, are a little sad but also hopeful. This was a quick and delicious read — full of characters and ideas, lives
This is a longish read but worth every minute, every word that courses through your brain.
Really, I really have no words…
This little short is both terrifying and hilarious. And brilliantly executed.
I’ve been working my way through these two articles over the last week or so… Pattiann Rogers on the Scientific Underpinnings of Poetry Why the Culture of the So-Called Great Books is Hostile to Trans People Sharing is caring 😛
I LOVE palindromes. And I loved hearing this man speak of his passion and affinity for them. Enjoy! https://aeon.co/videos/a-master-palindromist-spells-out-his-40-year-love-affair-with-reversibility?utm_source=Aeon+Newsletter&utm_campaign=94d780eb6a-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2023_04_05&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_-e7995480d9-%5BLIST_EMAIL_ID%5D
Circling back to Winter Reading, I learned of this book from Joan Frank’s Late Work. Wondering if y’all enjoyed that read– I recall some of you picking it up, too. This book was satisfying and a delight to read. The story moves through the life of William Stoner, a dude who grew up on a
Eula Biss is a wonder. She teases out the history and ethics of capitalism – what is it, really? – of work and labor, of art and making art, all told through the lens of every day experience; of living and being and parenting and partnering and working and making and loving. She explores what