“Who can by stillness, little by little
make what is troubled grow clear?
Who can by movement, little by little
make what is still grow quick? 31 more words
In my former career as an arts editor at a daily newspaper, the year-end best-of lists were a standard. And now that I’ve change jobs this year, and I’m reading so many other journalists’ best-of lists, I am impressed by how many cultural things they (and my past me) have been able to experience in a year. 344 more words
As a sequel to Le Guin’s first Earthsea novel, ‘The Tombs of Atuan’ succeeds in capturing the same mythopoeic style as its precursor. Not quite as engaging – more standing around in the dark than I’d usually care for – but it reads well and leaves an impact greater than it’s length would lead you to expect. 376 more words