Gimbling in the Wabe – My Own Genre of Postcards, My Own Genus of Photographs

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“A book is not an isolated being:  it is a relationship, an axis of innumerable relationships.” – Jorge Luis Borges ~ * ~ I’ve been trying to figure out why it is that I feel compelled to buy books I’ve read but do not own, despite knowing that I probably will not have time to [….]

LitStack Rec: Bridge & A Tale for the Time Being

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Bridge, by Robert Thomas “Welcome to the prayer-strewn pews of my brain,” Alice, the narrator of Bridge tells us, and quickly, we understand that this intellectually gifted young woman sees the world, and herself, in unconventional, and often dangerous ways. Robert Thomas’s powerful debut novel, published by BOA Editions in October, takes place in fifty-six [….]

LitStack Review: ‘A Tale for the Time Being’ by Ruth Ozeki

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A Tale for the Time Being Ruth Ozeki Viking Adult ISBN-10:0670026638 A few weeks ago, J. Robert Lennon stirred up controversy with his article in Salon.com about the staleness in contemporary literary fiction. As a fan of both literary and genre fiction, I wanted to argue with him, but I was unfortunately reading A Tale [….]