Dear Readers, In 2009 I thought BookSexy Review would be a great name for a blog. Before the year was out I decided I hated it. But couldn’t think of anything better. It was a bad choice for any number of reasons: It sounds like a blog that reviews romance novels which, as you know, I do not. It provides no useful information about the site. Like what … Continue reading Big Changes
It’s been a sloooooooowww week. On the up-side, I’ve gotten a ton of reading done. (Literally a ton. Honest. Would I lie to you?) This week is obviously going to be a wipe, but it’s Summer so most of you should be outside doing fun stuff anyway. So what to expect next week (and the weeks that follow?)… Look for my reviews of – Filipino … Continue reading Summer Slacking
A few weeks ago I put up my 100 Pages post on Rana Dasgupta’s Tokyo, Cancelled. While I didn’t like the book, I couldn’t completely bring myself to dismiss the author (which explains my posting an incomplete review). So, in the spirit of fairness, here’s a link to an insightful review of Dasgupta’s recent novel Solo at the blog Asylum. Enjoy your weekend! Continue reading Rana Dasgupta Revisited – Another Opinion
I’ve been a fan of The Sartorialist blog for a long time. So when a companion book was published collecting some of the great photography from the site, I rushed out to buy it – literally was at the bookshop looking for it the day it was released. Why am I a fan? Because you won’t find a lot of super models in Scott Schuman’s … Continue reading The Sartorialist by Scott Schuman
If you saw my post yesterday you’ve already gone to look at Bookduck. If not, what are you waiting for?! Click here. I had the opportunity to ask Sarah, the blogger behind Bookduck, some questions. I hope you enjoy our interview as much as I did. I love the story about how your blog, Bookduck, got its name. Can you tell it again for readers … Continue reading Duck… Duck… Duck… BOOKDUCK!