Category Archives: Books

The Dead Beat. . .

There is a discussion of Daisy’s book at the Guardian’s webpages on “Not the Booker Prize” (i.e. interesting books that don’t fit the conventions of the literary/publishing establishment). You can read it here. Just in case you’d like to.

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punk rock workout

I saw this in a bookstore yesterday: At first I was horrified. What kind of money-grubbing schlock is this? Then I saw that one of the authors designed album covers for SST. Perhaps it is meant to be some ironic … Continue reading

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What the fuck have you been reading lately?

Bill Bryson – Notes from a Small Island (second time). Alan Garner – the Weirdstone of Brisingamen. I had not read this since I was about eleven and I had forgotten how, um, weird it is, and kinda bad. Such … Continue reading

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Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods

This is something I truly, truly love. Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods, With a Few Desert and Mountain Beasts Written by William T. Cox • Illustrated by Coert Du Bois • With Latin Classifications by George B. Sudworth (Washington: Judd … Continue reading

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