Tuesday, January 31, 2017

January Cultural Roundup

Angela Davis (from the Power to the People exhibit)
Today will be different by Maria Semple
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

Mapplethorpe: Look a the Pictures (US, 2016)

Power to the People: Photography and Video of Repression and Black Protest, Ryerson Image Centre

Art Bar Series at Free Times Cafe featuring Karen Mulhallen, January 31, 2017

Sunday, January 1, 2017

That which was read

Read in 2016 ... with pleasure. 

Fifteen Dogs
 by Andre Alexis
The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes
A Manual for Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin
Beyond the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
Did you ever have a family by Bill Clegg
The Girls by Emma Cline
Outline by Rachel Cusk
In the Darkroom by Susan Faludi
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante
Those Who Stay and Those Who Leave by Elena Ferrante
The Story of the Lost Child by Elena Ferrante
The Paper Men by William Golding
Bettyville by George Hodgman
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Dreams of My Russian Summers by Andrei Makine
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
Brightness Falls by Jay McInernery
When Everything Feels like the Movies by Raziel Reid
Incidents in the Life of Markus Paul by David Adams Richards
The Arab of the Future: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1978-1984 by Riad Sattouf
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
M Train by Patti Smith
Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit
Regarding the Pain of Others by Susan Sontag
Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva by Rosemary Sullivan
Western Light by Susan Swan
The Rainbow Comes and Goes by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt
Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
A Boy's Own Story by Edmund White
Old School by Tobias Wolf