books

the archivist March 8, 2010

For all the Russian literature I’ve studied, and the amount of time I devote to Blok, my strongest emotional attachments are to American poets (and the occasional Briton). I know I’ve posted plenty of Roethke here in the past, and truth be told, I should have done an English master’s and written about him. Would […]

the archivist December 28, 2009

Hey kids, I’m writing again. Really writing. Funny how a little anxiety and sadness send me scurrying back to hide under notebooks. Well, not really funny. Or surprising. Anyway, most of what I’m working on you can’t read just yet (still in research stages of… a screenplay!) or will never want to (thesis). Aside: Why […]

the archivist July 1, 2008

Introducing the new Bio-Optic Organized Knowledge (BOOK) BOOK is a revolutionary breakthrough in technology; no wires, no electric circuits, no batteries, nothing to be connected or switched on. It’s so easy to use even a child can operate it. Compact and portable, it can be used anywhere, even sitting in an armchair by the fire, […]

the archivist June 28, 2008

01. Look at the list and bold those you have read.02. Italicise those you intend to read03. Underline the books you LOVE.04. Reprint this list in your own LJ so we can try and track down these people who’ve only read 6 and force books upon them. 001 Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen002 The […]

the archivist March 20, 2008

It is sometimes forgotten that Crane wrote poetry–or anything other than The Red Badge of Courage, for that matter–and in his collection The Black Riders, from which this selection comes, he himself referred to them as “lines” and not poems. XL. And you love me I love you. You are, then, cold coward. Aye; but, […]

the archivist January 26, 2008

So I’m in grad school. Have I written about that? Somehow it’s not as easy to talk about as undergrad, not as fully realized a purpose in my life. Perhaps I’ll write another post about it soon. ANYway, I had to buy books for this semester. So after comparison shopping on www.addall.com and consulting the […]