Monthly Archives: November 2014

Book review: Windswept — The Story of Wind and Weather by Marq de Villiers

In almost every way, Marq de Villiers’s Windswept — The Story of Wind and Weather is a fascinating book. But I’ll be honest; without University of King’s College MFA director Don Sedgwick’s recommendation, I’m not sure that I would have included Windswept among my first-term must-reads. Yet it proved an inspired choice. It brought to […]

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Book Review: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

None of us will get out of here alive. We will all be beaten and battered by a callous world filled with unthinking, unfeeling people who care little for our suffering, except as it affects their own. I used to think that I was singular, that my suffering was singularly intense and devastating. Now I […]

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