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The Hockey of Literature


David Davis wrote an awesome piece in the Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB) called “The Puck Stops Here: A Hockey Lit Survey… 275 more words

Sweet Sixteen

In honor of the year 2016, and being born on the 16th, here are my 16 favorite books, in no particular order:

A Prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving… 187 more words

White Noise’s Warning of Technology

In White Noise by Don DeLillo, a toxic cloud of an insecticide byproduct called Nyodene D. is created when a train transporting the chemical is derailed. 529 more words


Bob ... Yes BOB ... Wins the Nobel!

There are some statements one never expects to read:

“Scientists have confirmed the existence of a large number of living Dinosaurs occupying vast tracts of present-day North Korea.” 975 more words

Books, Reading, Writing


The times they are still a changin’. Today, the Nobel prize for literature has been awarded to American singer – songwriter Bob Dylan. The 75 year-old music icon becomes the first songwriter ever awarded the prize, and the $905,000 that attends it. 729 more words

Don DeLillo in Cleveland

I knew DeLillo’s name only because my son is a big fan of this author. I also knew that he is very private and seldom makes public appearances. 407 more words