Don’t Forget the Poems

There was a quote from Lyndall Gordon’s Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family’s Feuds, describing the poems.  I wasn’t able to fit it into my review of the book. A Dickinson poem can open out into any number of dramas to fill its compelling spaces.  As a woman unmodified by mating, a stranger to her time, speaking for those who are not … Continue reading Don’t Forget the Poems

Top 10 Books (Mostly Fiction) Which Have Influenced My View of the World

Time to play The Influential Book Game here at BookSexy.  I’ll try to keep it brief – but these are the books which have changed my life!  It’s kinda’ hard to encapsulate something that monumental into 50 words or less. 1.  Big Two-Hearted River by Ernest Hemingway – I read it once, in high school no less, and wasn’t impressed at the time.  All I … Continue reading Top 10 Books (Mostly Fiction) Which Have Influenced My View of the World