Category Archives: GOOD READS

Friday finds

Nick G. knows the simple life is too complicated for his tastes. Call it an “a priory” argument.

Richard Wright, author of Native Son and Black Boy, knew his way around haiku.   

Gabriele Campbell knows her way around the Kassel-Wilhemstal. Madam Mayo knows her way around Mexico.

Levi Stahl sadly notes the recent death of David Foster Wallace, as does John Seery, and J.M. Tyree, and Dwight Garner.

Stephen Fry has a blog

And a very geeky, tech-intensive blog it is. I guess that’s how Jeeves managed to keep Bertie Wooster’s life more or less on track, all those years.

Though I’ve sung the praises of Jim Dale’s readings on the Harry Potter audiobooks, I’m very curious to hear Fry’s versions, which are the ones circulated in the U.K. If the next book proposal does well, maybe I’ll knuckle under and buy this. And if the proposal does extremely well, maybe I’ll get extravagant with this.