Favorite Books (and Plays) 2021
The Shadow King: Ekphrastic terror and haunting music
The Vanishing Half
The House of Breath
Klara and the Sun: It’s no Never Let Me Go, but Ishiguro makes an interesting attempt to imagine the mind of a non-human
Macbeth, Othello, and The Merchant of Venice: I’m slowly reading through all of the Shakespeare plays that I missed during my first four decades. These three are the last of the unforgivable omissions, with Macbeth’s wintry, witchy poetry my favorite.
Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life: A great companion to . . .
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