For your convenience, here are the first three FALSE STARTS with a promise of more to come later this year.
False Starts is devoted to never before seen introductions to books that may or may not have existed. Part 3: Sarah Palin Introduces Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery and Other Stories”.
Puff Chrissy’s Shelf Porn is a two month look at some of the shelves in my library. This’ll give me the opportunity to share some of my thoughts on the books in my collection, as well as allow me to organize my library, which is currently spread out among two continents. This week: From Mike Dawson to Warren Ellis.
Herman Melville’s “Bartleby the Scrivener” I had a high school teacher who pretty much killed any interest I would have with Herman Melville because of his insistence of teaching Moby Dick with a heavy emphasis on the religious aspects of the novel. For years after that, just the mention of Melville left a sour taste in my mouth; that […]