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Books in the sub-conscious

Unbeknownst to many, this time of year marks a whole year’s blogging. Relative to veteran bloggers out there, this is a very humble achievement, but a significant one to me. 840 more words

Travel

Natura morta con custodia di sax, Geoff Dyer

Natura morta con custodia di sax – Geoff Dyer

Già da qualche tempo questo libro era stato consigliato debbrutto da Sore e quando Sore consiglia tocca eseguire puntoebbasta. 705 more words

Lazzia

Zona. A Book About A Film About A Journey To A Room. Geoff Dyer.

Zona. A Book About A Film About A Journey To A Room. Geoff Dyer. Canongate Books, 2013.

Dyer’s humorous, witty and simultaneously serious style of writing proved addictive for me. 766 more words

Readings

Where I'm Reading From by Tim Parks

For a whimsical purchase one Sunday afternoon, I’m pleased with the rich provocations in Tim Parks’s Where I’m Reading From, a collection of powerful essays written for the… 198 more words

Literary Criticism

A Cerebral Existence; Photography's Theoretic Nature

Photography is amazing; all aspects of it. Consider the actual physicality of recording light. Consider the history. Consider the results of photography.

Photography is such a cerebral medium, more so than all the others. 545 more words

Art

Geoff Dyer's Ongoing Moment

Geoff Dyer, The Ongoing Moment: A Book about Photographs (©2005, Canongate 2012)

This was a gift from a photographer friend who says she rarely reads a book all the way through. 482 more words

Books

Books of the Year, 2014

The major discovery for me this year has been the work of the American writer Paul Hendrickson: having started with Hemingway’s Boat, his most recent book – a brilliant, spiralling accumulation of stories about Hemingway and, yes, his boat, but, more importantly, his family, friends and acquaintances – I read through his other work with equal enjoyment and fascination. 192 more words

Books