Category Archives: Reading

On being interested in too many things

When I was in high school, a friend of mine (I’ll call him Todd, because that was, and presumably still is, his name) would call me at least once a week and say, “What’s up? I’m bored.” Even at that … Continue reading

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Alison Bechdel’s first graphic memoir: Are you my (perverted) father?

I’ve been thinking quite a bit lately about critical thinking skills and dealing with gray areas in life.  My last mental workout in this arena came up, unsurprisingly, in the context of my book group.  For the last four years … Continue reading

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“Tinderbox Lawn” review published

The website Lambda Literary, “the leader in LGBT book reviews, author interviews, opinion and news since 1989,” has published my review of Carol Guess’ Tinderbox Lawn: http://www.lambdaliterary.org/reviews/09/16/tinderbox-lawn-by-carol-guess/ This is one of the shortest reviews I’ve ever written.  Brevity is the … Continue reading

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