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I do not have what is commonly called a “classical” education.  I’ve never read the Iliad or the Odyssey, though I spent a year translating parts of the  1,088 more words


Tour Time

Sometimes, you can look at the title of a book and just know what kind of ride you’re in for.  When I was in the used bookstore in the basement of Block Thirty-Seven, I spotted… 643 more words


What Makes these Books so Late

I’ve had a stack of books on my desk since…I don’t know when. They’ve gathered dust for long enough and I’m now banishing them to our finished basement, where the walls are lined with shelves, or to my box for trading in at the “half price books” store in Columbus. 306 more words

Sumario general de la sesión de comentario de El Castillo Ambulante de Diana Wynne Jones

Hola a humanxs,

Lo prometido es deuda, quedé que me pondría al corriente con el blog y en eso estoy trabajando. Les dejo por acá una brevísimo sumario de los comentarios que hicimos el día de la sesión. 271 more words

Sesión De Comentario

"Howl's Moving Castle" Review

(This review contains spoilers. Read at your own discretion.)

The book, not the beautifully animated Ghibli movie*. That’s a review for another time. 481 more words


Howl's Moving Castle: Diana Wynne Jones

I asked my girlfriend what her favourite film was ages ago and she told me about Howl’s Moving Castle, a Studio Ghibli/Disney presentation. We watched it together and I really enjoyed it! 370 more words

12 Tips for Depressed Writers

Dear writers who feel depressed,

I know you’re out there. I know because you’re in here, too — in me, sometimes.

Listen, because I have something to say. 2,972 more words