Book Review — _In Cold Blood_, by Truman Capote

We all have our souls and we all have facades and then there’s something in between that makes us function as people. That’s what I have the ability to communicate. –Truman Capote, in the introduction to, In Cold Blood. Truman then proceeds to do just that. He meticulously details each of the Clutter Family members…

Reading in 2021

  I never read as many books as I would like to, but I’m always happy to have read the ones I have.  At this point in my reading life, if a book’s message doesn’t grab me within a certain number of pages it is set aside.  There were quite a few of those this…

The Anthropocene Hymnal is published! — Experiments in Fiction

Today, this book of wonderful poetry about saving our planet becomes available in both paperback or kindle versions. Two of my poems have been chosen to be in it. All proceeds from the book go to organizations working to save our planet. Please consider buying one $4 (for kindle) or $9 (for paperback) or donate…

Book Review — The Tears of Boabdil, by Neil MacDonald

Part of what I will reveal is a lie . Or a story , which is much the same thing , since I’m not sure truth exists . You may think you’ll be able to figure out which bits are untrue , but I should warn you , I’m an excellent liar . Spinning yarns…