Monday, December 09, 2013
Now it seems to be by my fault that I'm not finishing reading books, after always priding myself on being a finisher, good or bad. Impatience? Extended bad mood? Encroaching old age? Sudden clarification of sharp personal idiosyncratic literary taste? Advancing alcoholism?
Too bad. It's that sexy, nyc book-du-jour movement that I'd loved to seem to be a part of, but ain't.
Buy the books on Amazon, and watch videos of some readings. Please.
My son and I saw THE HIDDEN FORTRESS at AFI Silver yesterday afternoon, what a masterpiece! The 21-year old Misa Uehara as the Princess was ...
SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO LIE: The Life and Times of Louise Fitzhugh, Renegade Author of Harriet the Spy By Leslie BrodyInteresting if thin biography of Fitzhugh. There was an earlier one from 1991 by Virginia Wolf that is apparently more scholarly. This one...
Really like this unusual book. I don't know if it's "the most important book of the last ten years," as Edmund White blu...