Francoise Sagan’s absolutely gorgeous Bonjour Tristesse, read in Brighton’s Rogers Park one sunny afternoon whilst waiting on someone…a stunning, quick, and engrossing novella.
The beyond hilarious, witty, and charming Kiss and Tell: A Romantic Resume Ages 0-22 by Marinaomi. It’s such an expressive graphic memoir; color me completely smitten.
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s brilliant musings On Booze. He manages to incorporate the drink into most of his writings, so wax away, I’m listening Mr. Fitzgerald.
I’m kind of the biggest book slut around. People know this to be true about me. As unfortunate as they may think it–I make bedfellow with many a book. I’m not just a reader and then a returner. I’m definitely a collector, housing multiple editions of the same book with different flap jackets. And thenContinue reading “currently reading, 6.10”
Finished on the train in five short rides, Howard Zinn’s The Bomb is a stunning exploration–both personal and historical–of the atomic bomb. Fascinating, chock full of facts without feeling overwrought, at times heartbreaking. If you were a fan of John Hersey’s Hiroshima (which everyone, and I mean everyone, should read), this is a perfect companionContinue reading “currently read(ing), 5.21”
The brilliant Gore Vidal writing as Edgar Box. What are you reading lately?
For the second time, gorging on Michael Azerrad’s Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground 1981-1991. A brilliant primer for any musically devoted, I’ve gotten so many new things from this re-read since the last time I rendezvoused with it. Sometimes, re-reads are brilliant.