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Gary Shteyngart’s bad fathers (on Super Sad True Love Story)

Friday, December 17th, 2010

So much already is written about Gary Shteyngart’s novel Super Sad True Love Story by readers and reviewers motivated far better than I that it feels redundant to add more. Read the description and reviews on Amazon, if the novel is unfamiliar. Then, if you haven’t already, get a hold of the book and read […]

Jumping Malthus’s shadow

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

Although I had planned some longer blog posts about the interaction of the natural and the social worlds, how they collide and also drain away from one another specifically here in Victoria BC, I need to blog first about an intriguing book I’m currently reading: A Farewell to Alms by Gregory Clark. I was initially […]

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