Saturday, November 30, 2013

N. Baker, the prequel.

Here's the Paris Review interview with N. Baker from a few years back. Quirky. And I came across it the other day because the Paris Review had tweeted it, and I very very rarely go on Twitter; maybe I do so once every six months. Another quirk. And I would definitely read The Anthologist before Traveling Sprinkler.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

N. Baker

I know, I know. But I love most of his work. Here's a little piece on about writing. And the house in the background? A twin to the one I lived in, in western New England. D once shoveled snow out of the attic. And the ghost; well, it didn't like me much but it loved L and D.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

The Unthanks

A group new to me, mentioned by Rosanne Cash on a FB post as part of her current playlist this Thanksgiving eve:

Saturday, November 09, 2013


I had thought he was all about translating and reconstructing. Not so, apparently.