Lapham’s Quarterly Winter 2015: Foreigners

[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 photos or web clips are of pages in the Foreigners issue of L.Q., except Pogo of course.] Superb, excellent, outstanding.  These are my most-used adjectives for things that are such … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Winter 2015: Foreigners

Fast Track by John DeDakis, book review

[Categories: Literature, Reading, Writing, Fiction, Mystery, Book Review] Wow!  This is GOOD! Five stars, bearing in mind I've given everyone from Chester Nez through Jodi Picoult to Ayn Rand the same on their individual merit, not as compared to each other. [Click to zoom.] From an author with whom I wasn't familiar until recently, I was … Continue reading Fast Track by John DeDakis, book review

Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2008: Book of Nature, pt. II, Howling Wilderness 2.

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review, Photography] [Click HERE to see previous posts reviewing or referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.  Search Archives for back issues.] [Click on photos to enlarge, zoom, and see camera info in many cases.] L.Q. posts are for inquiring minds and avid readers. I gently … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2008: Book of Nature, pt. II, Howling Wilderness 2.

Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2008: Book of Nature, pt. II, Howling Wilderness 1.

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review, Photography] [Click HERE to see previous posts reviewing or referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free. Search Archives on that page for back issues and View Contents.] [Click on photos to enlarge, zoom, see camera info in most cases.] L.Q. posts are for inquiring minds … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2008: Book of Nature, pt. II, Howling Wilderness 1.

Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2008: Book of Nature, pt. I

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see previous posts reviewing or referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free. See Archives on that page for back issues.] L.Q. posts are for inquiring minds and avid readers. I gently chide you if you do not proceed. As I have finished … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2008: Book of Nature, pt. I

Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2014: Youth, pt. IV and Last, Notes on Coming Of Age

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see previous posts reviewing or referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.  See Archives on that page for back issues.] [Links to excerpts lead to L.Q. free postings or invitations to subscribe.] L.Q. posts are for inquiring minds and avid readers.  I … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2014: Youth, pt. IV and Last, Notes on Coming Of Age

Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2014: Youth, pt. III, Notes on Growing Pains

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see previous posts reviewing or referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.  See Archives on that page for back issues.] [Links to excerpts lead to L.Q. free postings or invitations to subscribe.] L.Q. posts are for inquiring minds and avid readers.  I … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Summer 2014: Youth, pt. III, Notes on Growing Pains

Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2008: About Money, partial review two and last

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts reviewing or referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] My reading of this issue continues.  As noted in partial review one About Money is becoming one of my favorite issues of Lapham's Quarterly. "Money, to be sure, of itself is of no use, for its only use is … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2008: About Money, partial review two and last

Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2008: About Money, partial review one

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts reviewing or referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] Money.  Isn't that what it's all about?  The currency of modern day survival?  I would be hard-pressed post-apocalypse to snare, skin, cook, and eat a rabbit but I have money to buy bread.  Of course post-apoc the money … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2008: About Money, partial review one

My posts on LAPHAM’S QUARTERLY

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review  ] This is a reference list I update each time I summarize an issue. It is listed in descending order by issue publication date. After that it is in descending chronological order of the reviewing, newest at the top, oldest at the bottom. . . Descending chronology by issue publication: … Continue reading My posts on LAPHAM’S QUARTERLY

In The Blood by Lisa Unger – Book Review

[Categories: Books, Reading] [No spoilers alert!   I think the LESS you know about this book the more you will appreciate it.] Clever.  Clever, clever, clever.  And dark.  Very dark. A fictional murder mystery, but not 'just' a murder mystery. This is one of the most carefully, cleverly structured plots I've read.  Twists and turns that … Continue reading In The Blood by Lisa Unger – Book Review

WOOL, the Omnibus (1-5) by Hugh Howey

[Categories: BOOKS, BOOK REVIEWS, SCIENCE FICTION.] I have not read any reviews of this book as I prefer not to have my reading tainted my preconceived notions other than that a book may be good, bad, or indifferent. I could not be a professional reviewer as I can't finish reading a book that isn't somewhere … Continue reading WOOL, the Omnibus (1-5) by Hugh Howey