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May 2017: Books to Read and Review

A special “moving day” edition of the monthly blog – by this time next month I *should* be in a new home somewhere across the country. My wife and I have lived in Brooklyn...

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April 2017: Books to Read and Review

A fresh new stack of books to read and review on a record-high Sunday in Brooklyn. Last month I nearly made it through the entire stack (I’m currently reading Mary Gaitskill’s new book of...

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March 2017: Books to Read and Review

My books-to-read stack took a particularly beautiful turn this month, with gorgeously designed novels by Paul La Farge, Ali Smith and Kanishk Tharoor. As an H.P. Lovecraft fan, I’m really looking forward to La...

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February 2017: Books to Read and Review

After a number of short novellas in January, I’m excited to dig into some longer books this month. Karl Ove Knausgaard and Fredrik Ekelund’s correspondence about soccer sounds remarkable and frankly quite strange, and I’m...

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Neil Gaiman Tackles the Norse Gods

I vividly recall being captivated by the stories of Greek gods and heroes in Edith Hamilton’s Mythology. This was where I learned about Zeus and Hermes, Hera and Aphrodite. Before there was Rick Riordan,...

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January 2017: Books to Read and Review

Happy New Year, everyone! Hope your holidays were well-read and restful. My books-to-read stack this month is curiously made up of a lot of short novella-sized books as well as what might be the...