I wasn’t sure how to handle this particular book review, so rather than diving in and using my writing to process my thoughts and feelings, I avoided writing anything at all. The more I avoided this review, the more I felt guilty. The more guilt I felt, the more shame I felt. I made a… Continue reading Book Club Review: Edgar and Lucy by Victor Lodato
First Impressions: I know you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, or title, but when I when I first saw the novel Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters, it didn't look like a book I would be interested in. It didn't have the right curb appeal for me. Maybe it's not the book's fault. Maybe… Continue reading Book Club Review: Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters
Okay, so I'm being overly dramatic this morning. I mean, I am dying. We're all dying. It's just that I don't usually think about it: the when, and how, and where, and whys of it. But I started to read Thomas Lynch's book, The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade, last night. (The Kindle edition was on sale… Continue reading I’m dying.