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Book Review—The North Water by Ian McGuire

What I loved about The North Water, but which I must caution potential readers against, is the sheer vulgarity of the language and images that McGuire includes in his story. Continue reading

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Book Review—Stories of the Sea by Collected Authors

Oopsies it’s been a long time, but for some reason this last book of short stories took quite awhile to finish.  I must say, although I really enjoyed this collection, it didn’t quite make me itch to jump on a … Continue reading

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Book Review—We, the Drowned by Carsten Jensen

It’s been awhile, but oh I’ve got a book for you! It’s another tome, but unlike “The Luminaries’”  cerebral tread down convoluted lane, “We, the Drowned” is a swashbuckling visceral rampage through 100 years of the Danish town of Marstal’s … 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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