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“Size is one of those odd things about art, because it can change the way you view a painting.” (254)

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The Lobster Kings

My most recent Evergreen read was Alexi Zentner’s The Lobster Kings. It’s the story of the Kings family who have been living and fishing on the same island for 300 years. 292 more words


Ice Closing Over My Head

Something interesting happened yesterday while I was meditating.

As you may know, our move to Canada has been hard on me. Things are better now, but a part of me still longs for the… 458 more words

Alexi Zentner

The Lobster Kings by Alexi Zentner

From the internationally acclaimed author of Touch, praised as “breathtaking” (People) and “lovely…at once dreamy and riveting” (Washington Post), comes a powerful family saga steeped in the legends of the sea. 419 more words

The Lobster Kings

After reading Touch, I wanted to read Alexi Zentner’s newest novel, The Lobster Kings, and received a copy for Christmas. I enjoyed reading it, dipping in for a while each night before going to sleep, but it struck me as a more ordinary novel than his first one. 577 more words


October is darkening Ohio. The leaves are turning colors and wind and rain spread them across the lawns and street. It’s the time of year some people like to read darker books, and if you’re one of them, have I got a book for you. 721 more words

The Lobster Kings

The Short Version: For centuries, the Kings Family have been lobstermen in the waters around Loosewood Island.  Their founding member, Brumfitt Kings, was blessed by the sea but cursed by it as well: they would live well off the bounty of the sea but owe it a son, every generation.   970 more words