As I consider what to say about parts 3 and 4 of The Hare With Amber Eyes, I remember my daughter, Julia’s christening in early spring 1961. 586 more words
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This review was originally written for another book review website but it never made it into print.
From all accounts, it would appear that Edmund de Waal, author of 2010’s surprise bestseller, The Hare With Amber Eyes, has a Midas touch. 972 more words
to address the relationship between ceramic practice and domestic space, or the idea of domestic space, as a frame for their work.
Throughout the history, the home has been an important location for encountering art, particularly ceramics because domestic space is a traditional site for ceramics. 383 more words
I have a confession – I find non-fiction hard to read. I’m far from the only one, I know, and I also have some exceptions to this blatant statement – notably, Jon Ronson’s hilarious and very readable The Psychopath Test, Gary Shteyngart’s honest and dry yet emotional memoir Little Failure and, most recently, Joan Didion’s brilliant (and classic) essay collection Slouching Towards Bethlehem – but even these I had to be tricked into reading. 1,492 more words