the books i read this year

since i failed to blog about any of the books I read, here they are in reverse chronological order with a little snippet about each of them: The Star by Yukio Mishima A young, sexy actor at the peak of his career, followed everywhere by adoring fans, is carrying on a secret relationship with his …

un libro real

I've been teaching myself spanish for 4 or 5 years. I have read several collections of stories written for language learners (not real) I've read a novel written for beginners (not real) I've read a novel written for children(not real) this year I read a terrible YA thriller (some would say real, but not me) …

poems,

I have been writing them for maybe a year now, and I recently gathered them all from all the different documents and places where ive randomly typed them, and put them all in one folder and I have about 35 of them, but only perhaps 15 or so are good. it is nice to have …

i keep buying books

and they stack up faster than anyone could ever read them. i bought six or seven books just because they were referenced, by author or title, in another book. it happened because i knew if that particular author had mentioned them, that they must be very important for me to read. so far, it's turned …

i can and do judge books by their covers

I scan the shelves at used bookstores and I spot the gold among the trash based purely on the cover. Because while it's not true that all good books have good covers, it seems to be true that good books don't have that cover. Or maybe it's just that all my favorite books were written …

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