books and being sad teehee
during a brief solo trip to Montreal, scott reads a blistering take-down of the musical Hamilton and makes a personal announcement
a beautiful novel about the emptiness at the heart of life
a stunning harlem renaissance novel; scott muses on the hangover of growing up in a cultural desert
a powerful quebecois novel about grief
not a great book, not a great time (post from the winter)
water, water, everywhere and not a spot to piss
it’s self-evidently time for eco-terrorism. This book asks, “is it time for eco-terrorism?”
mediocre mystery that solves its mystery in chapter one
reality is evil enough… i do not *get* supernatural horror
a very american-feeling memoir about being rich and successful and a literal god?
a bland book for my bland life
in early Jan I was quoted in the New Yorker and read a perfect novel
i crit lit + this lit’s lit crit; MANNSLAUGHTER???
in the middle of another canadian winter, i depressingly read about a warm, interesting, place
dreamlike, dystopian, prose-poetry adjacent fiction
anarchist propaganda makes perfect sense!
an excellent – near flawless – novel
Recorded mid-January, SOLID BALD presents a hot synth pop rock tune yet again about their favourite dog!
struck down by covid, scott crawls into a classic novel
a hyper-cautious novel about archetypes avoids offence but also characterisation
not a witty pastiche so much as a dull echo
six weeks late, it’s the TotN CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2021!
james baldwin is great; vaccines are also great
voice to text fragment from summer/autumn 2021
scott visits canada’s “museum of immigration” and gets reflective. Dune Messiah is barely mentioned.