KonMari: Book Wars

So we’re all talking about KonMari now? I’m on board. Quick caveat: I’ve read the book, but I haven’t watched the television show yet. I’m going to, I’m sure, because I am actually really interested in the way that Kondo’s method has created conversations about our relationships with objects, the memories they hold, the ways … Continue reading “KonMari: Book Wars”

The Work of References in Fiction

Let me begin by saying, I loved The Love Letters of Abelard and Lily. Totally loved it. That’s the five star beginning and end point. But nothing is ever that simple when you really start thinking about a book. It all goes back to this issue I keep thinking about: who are these books for? … Continue reading “The Work of References in Fiction”

What Heaven Looks Like: Comments on a Strange Wordless Book

I read the strangest book a few months ago. I read it somewhat quickly because it was due back at the library, but I’ve been thinking about it since I finished. I bought it just so I could keep perusing it. I pick it up and just stare at it from time to time. It’s … Continue reading “What Heaven Looks Like: Comments on a Strange Wordless Book”