I Miss Beautiful Ideas: Thoughts on The Dispossessed

I miss beautiful ideas. More specifically, I miss reading a book where, interspersed with an intense and riveting story, are beautiful ideas. Ideas about how the world should work, about the human condition. Ideas to make the soul and brain expand. (and no, I am not talking about unfortunate bloating or swelling. Expanding in theContinue reading “I Miss Beautiful Ideas: Thoughts on The Dispossessed”

Review of 1982 by Jian Ghomeshi

I went to Jian Ghomeshi’s launch of his new book, 1982 in early October. Though it took me a while to warm up to Mister Ghomeshi when his dulcet tones began to waft from the maw of  CBC Radio 1, he has since become one of my favourite radio personalities. He is smart, finds amazingContinue reading “Review of 1982 by Jian Ghomeshi”