Category Archives: Poetry & Plays

Best books of 2016

2016 was an odd reading year for me. I read 59 books, which is roughly average for me, maybe slightly below, but I seemed to read a lot of ‘okay’ books but not as many great ones. For some reason … Continue reading

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December reads 2016

Grief is the Thing with the Feathers by Max Porter (poetry/novel) Not really a poetry collection or a novel, but more something in between – it is a novel fragmented as life is fragmented by grief. It doesn’t always make … Continue reading

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Grief is the Thing with the Feathers by Max Porter

I wouldn’t call this a poetry collection, but it’s not really a straightforward novel either. It’s maybe best described as a novel in poetry form. Maybe? This is a book about grief. It centers on a dad and his two … Continue reading

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September reads 2016

September was a Month of Many Things. I felt like I didn’t read much because I also played a lot of DS (pokemon and Zelda), had the flu for week (do not recommend), and made a video for the #MillionsMissing … Continue reading

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Undying by Michel Faber

This is a beautiful and moving collection of poetry Michel Faber wrote in reaction to losing his wife, Eva, to cancer. The first half is about the final months of her illness and her death, and the second about the … Continue reading

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April reads 2016

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling (novel) Part of my re-read of the series for the Witch, Please podcast. This is the first time I’ve read the whole series since the first time I read them, and … Continue reading

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Peter and Alice by John Logan

Peter and Alice is a one-act play which is a fictional account of the real-life meeting of Alice Liddell Hargreaves (Alice in Wonderland), in her 80s, and Peter Llewelyn Davies (Peter Pan), in his 30s, at the opening of a … Continue reading

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