Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison, book review (audiobook and written)

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Reading, Book Review] [Images courtesy Audible.com and Wikipedia.] (Brevity, still brevity. A commentary, more than a review.  I pale, even cower, in the lengthy shadows of real reviewers like the NYRB.) This man can WRITE. Too brief?  Here is more: Invisible Man, not THE Invisible Man.  The book and author have been on … Continue reading Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison, book review (audiobook and written)

Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2011: Food

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] [L.Q. cover and art from L.Q. Summer 2011: Food.] Food is on everyone's mind daily I say, if not noted absent as an aching in one's belly. Many of us are … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2011: Food

Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2011: Lines Of Work Pt. II of II

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review, History] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] [L.Q. cover and art from L.Q. Spring 2011: Lines Of Work.] A review continued.  Read PT. I for a smoother segue. Click pictures for full view. Thorstein Veblen (Theory of … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2011: Lines Of Work Pt. II of II

Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2011: Lines Of Work Pt. I of II

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review, History] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] [L.Q. cover and art from L.Q. Spring 2011: Lines Of Work.] A review. (Click pictures for full view.) Lines Of Work.  Jobs.  Earning a living, a livelihood, food on the … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2011: Lines Of Work Pt. I of II

Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2010: The City

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] [L.Q. cover and art from L.Q. Fall 2010: The City.] A review.  Here in winter 2017 I'm two issues short of having read every Lapham's Quarterly since its inception with Winter … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2010: The City

Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2015: Philanthropy

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] [All pictures courtesy L.Q. Summer 2015] What a great issue.  This is exactly what Lapham's Quarterly is all about.  It is food and feast for thought.  I'm confident that Man (and Woman) … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2015: Philanthropy