End of Summer Lit
There was a time when summer reading lists were not such a chore, back when my town library still had funding and used it to decorate the children’s section with construction paper dragons and cardboard Harry Potters. It was a time before literary guilt set in, before I worried about tackling lists or canons, and devoured everything in my sight.
Proud in the Audience
For some, even the slightest prospect of performing in public causes hidden sweat glands to open up and suddenly dispense themselves in places one would never expect to perspire. Up until the age of fifteen, I was not one of these people. I held various lead roles in elementary school theatre, and performed Christina and […]
Book Review: Don’t Lets Go to The Dogs Tonight
Alexandra Fuller’s Don’t Lets Go To The Dogs Tonight (Random House) is a heartfelt memoir of an African childhood, told by a woman who no longer lives there. In the early 1970’s Fuller’s parents, an eccentric British couple, moved to a farm in Zimbabwe with their two daughters. Known as Rhodesia at the time, the […]