Monthly Archives: November 2013

Book Review—The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

It was a long haul, but I finally finished Eleanor Catton’s tome, “The Luminaries,” and I have two very strong feelings about it: 1) I freaking loved it, 2) I’m angry with it. Firstly, here’s a summary from Granta: “It … Continue reading

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Pending Insight

I apologize for not having posted in some time, but it’s not from neglect, rather, it’s because the book I’m reading now is QUITE long.  I’m very close to the end, but until it’s finished I’ll leave you with this: … Continue reading

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Book Review (in bulk)—Sailing Sailing Everywhere

The idea for this post came after trudging through a very disappointing book about the Chesapeake Bay.  Written in 1951, “The Bay,” by Gilbert Klingel, was probably a new and exciting wonder of its time, when people still went scuba-diving … Continue reading

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