book reviews

A Tale of Two Books

Last week I read two books that I didn’t like a long time ago, but can appreciate better now, "The Great Gatsby" and "On the Road," both of which are a mixed up bundle of sadness, but Fitzgerald apparently knows it while I’m not always convinced Kerouac did, or else what people keep saying about… Continue reading A Tale of Two Books

book reviews

The Sparrow Called Trung

So I walked over to the Bluebird Café for Coffee, Books, and Workshops this afternoon, and with my iced “almond cookie and honey tea” settled down with a strange little novella I found on their shelves titled “The Sparrow Called Trung.” The café is instantly recognizable as an independent café, with that college student feel… Continue reading The Sparrow Called Trung