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Thumb-nail review of "Orfeo" by Richard Powers

It’s about us! Well, us, meaning us male composers of a certain vintage and background. Some of “us” may actually be in the Richard Powers 2014 novel, “Orfeo,” disguised of course. 517 more words

Daniel Goode

Gathering for Richard Powers

We joined together, this community in grief, each here with their own experiences, our own stories of his life, and how we each had changed and grown, because of him. 363 more words

Assignment two - Seeing like your camera

This assignment revolved around high-contrast scenes. We were to produce a set of photographs that demonstrate an ability to visualise how the camera ‘sees’ a scene. 3,363 more words

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The Short Version: Peter Els, a composer of some little renown, has gotten into hobby-level biology in his old age.  But after a series of unfortunate events lands Homeland Security on his doorstep, he sets off on the run – all the while thinking back on the life that led him to this point and the sounds he had hoped to capture. 945 more words


The Best Thing I Read This Week Is...

From an interview with Richard Powers in The Paris Review:


Plowing the Dark started when I heard a lecture by Terry Waite, who told about his five-year captivity in Beirut. 535 more words

True Detective is over, but I’m still #hookedonTDweirdness

The finale of the HBO crime drama, True Detective, ran Sunday night and I’ve watched it twice so far. I’ve been thinking about TD, its writer/producer and his literary influences–as well as his possible literary compatriots. 1,058 more words

Books, Writers & Writing

Een nieuwe Richard Powers, een nieuw geluid

Richard Powers maakte van mij een jazzfanaat. Vreemd, want het boek dat die omwenteling veroorzaakte, The Time Of Our Singing, gaat over twee broers die vooral klassieke muzikanten/zangers zijn. 657 more words