Tuesday, June 17 2008
"What is a hardcore book buyer of simple means to do when faced with the discovery that books have effectively consumed all available space?" David Pullar explores the book culler's dilemma that is Cash vs. Store credit.
Monday, February 16 2009
The writers' reflections on Japanese identity are never undertaken in isolation from the world -- they are informed by a strong awareness of the world beyond their islands.
Monday, February 9 2009
Rundle didn’t know for certain that Obama was going to win. Admit it, neither did you.
Thursday, January 29 2009
This is less a Nick Hornby mixtape, with each selection ordered just so, and more akin to an mp3 playlist, inviting the reader to dip in and out at leisure.
Wednesday, October 29 2008
It may be an occupational hazard of the mimic: becoming so focused on the minutiae of tics and idiosyncrasies that the big picture is missing.
Sunday, September 21 2008
The power of this book is not in its depiction of psychosis -- it’s in how effectively it symbolises this kind of romantic confusion.