Hi. I’m a freelance creative director, digital UX writer, and content strategist who lives in Toronto. These are my musings. I usually review books. Sometimes I write about the things that make me go hmmm.
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This book celebrates life by telling George Crosby’s tale from his deathbed. The parallels and contrasts with his father’s life also weave in. At the same time, a love affair with language is going on. This novel is utterly beautiful. … Continue reading
This bizarre novel recounts the story of an entomologist who is held prisoner with a woman in a house at the base of a sand pit. You almost can feel the dry, abrasive atmosphere and experience the claustrophobia. However, the … Continue reading
Eggers combines his fantastic storytelling and detailed journalism in this book about Abdulrahmam Zeitoun who remains in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina to take care of his home, his neighbours, and his business. This tale is spellbinding and shocking. You … Continue reading
This novel relays the troubled story of Christopher Banks and his consuming quest to find out what happened to his parents who were kidnapped in Shanghai when he was a child. I find the tone of all of Ishiguro’s novels … Continue reading
I loved this novel. It’s about the lives of Christians and Muslims in a small town in South West Anatolia during the end of the Ottoman Empire. The myriad of townspeople’s voices tell their tales of love, war, racism, revenge, … Continue reading
This novel tells of two little girls who go missing in the woods near their homes. Their unique relationship (One of them is a selective mute.) and their families’ histories are layered onto the main story as it happens and … Continue reading