Not-So-Favorites of 2010

From time to time, I know we all come across books we don’t care for. They can’t all be awesome, right? I can usually find a couple of redeeming factors in a book, even if I end up hating it. These books? One of which I actually own? I don’t even want to donate itContinue reading “Not-So-Favorites of 2010”

Wrapping Up: What’s in a Name? 3

Food: The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender [review] Water: On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan [review] Title: Lord of the Flies by William Golding [review] Plant: The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield [review] Place: Brownsville: Stories by Oscar Casares [review] Music: Hot Water Music by Charles Bukowski [review] The point of thisContinue reading “Wrapping Up: What’s in a Name? 3”

Dudebooks: Story of the Eye & Hot Water Music

About a month ago, The Rejectionist guest-posted at Tiger Beatdown on the subject of manfiction. She explained that manfiction… …is indeed, almost but not entirely exclusively, a book by a man; but it is a particular kind of book by a particular kind of man, a Real Man, a virile, manly man, who gallops aroundContinue reading “Dudebooks: Story of the Eye & Hot Water Music