Friday, December 28, 2018
Not for the faint of heart. It is a BIG book, long and dense. There are two sides to the novel: there's a third person authorial voice that layers on incredible reams of facts about trees and plants and science, and then there are a handful of human characters who start out wholly separated and end up merging in radical protest against logging and commercial forces destroying the American forest.
The one problem for me is that the tree-speaking tends to dwarf the human speaking.
The humans move at lightning pace, compared to trees which have been around for thousands of years, in some cases.
Monday, December 17, 2018
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Saturday, December 08, 2018
Thursday, December 06, 2018
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...