Monthly Archives: October 2016

Yarn Along

I find it interesting how the early-morning light muted the color of my scarf, which is not nearly as Obnoxiously Orange in this photo as it is in real life. I finally got some good work on it done this … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

Instead of this Yarn Along photo, I probably should have taken a picture of this copy of Larry Watson’s As Good as Gone alongside today’s newspaper and sent it to the San Francisco Public Library as an assurance that this … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts on Kia Corthron’s The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter

This novel has transcended everything I wrote about it in my earlier review. It’s still a novel about two sets of brothers, though both families grow estranged, and the brothers are separated (in one case, permanently – by a death) … Continue reading

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A Review of Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend

Earlier this week when I took my Yarn Along photo, I had read about 90% of My Brilliant Friend. I had already started to warm to it after feeling disappointed with the first half of the novel. When I scrolled … Continue reading

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