This is another selection from the Between the Covers podcast and this time I chose Lacy M. Johnson's essay collection, THE RECKONINGS. I'm a sucker for a great essay collection and I was utterly obliterated by Johnson's meticulous and careful examination of society's (and her own) motivations, not to mention her intimate vulnerability. THE RECKONINGS … Continue reading Review: The Reckonings
I've been needing some pallet cleansers of late and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has really been coming through as one as I jump between genres and fiction projects. This was another shorter form work, which is actually an adapted TEDx talk she gave a few years back. It's more of an essay than a full fledged … Continue reading Review: We Should All Be Feminists
This was definitely a different sort of memoir. I listened to this as an audio book, performed by Ray Porter and translated by Phillip Gabriel. This was the first thing that I have read from Haruki Murakami and I enjoyed it, even if his thoughts and reflections became tedious and more vague than anything truly … Continue reading Review: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
I'm going a different route with this review, since this is a heady volume of academic scholarship, but one that is extremely relevant to our times of economic and environmental upheaval. This book was one of the most refreshing pieces of academic literature I have read in months. Moore and co. cut to chase and … Continue reading Review: Anthropocene or Capitalocene?