Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates

Published by Spiegel & Grau, 2015 A little over a week ago, to the incredulity – now labelled arrogant – of the liberal media, and in opposition to the will of over half of the nation’s citizenry, one of the most dangerously careless and flagrantly self-interested individuals known to the 21st century was elected into the highest … More Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates

Coming Through Slaughter- Michael Ondaatje

Reading another from the Ondaatje oeuvre confirmed to me the Canadian author’s penchant for this kind of writing-by-assemblage. His shtick is to crack open historical uncertainties- give invented light to the liminal- and experimentally assort the chaos in a kind of justice-and-curiosity-driven poetic. … More Coming Through Slaughter- Michael Ondaatje