Books, Thoughts

Off the Shelf: Native Tongue

A mini-review of Suzette Haden Elgin's _Native Tongue_.

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Books, Thoughts

Off the Shelf: Snow Crash

Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson My rating: 3 of 5 stars My friend Justin recommended Snow Crash to me after a conversation about Infinite Jest. There are similarities, most notably the idea of an informational stimulant, delivered by a woman, that resets your brain. I was very excited about Snow Crash when I started reading… Continue reading Off the Shelf: Snow Crash

Books, Thoughts

Wordy Word Feast

So, I've been inconsistent about posting lately.  Most of my writing energies have been directed toward the recent non-fiction seminar I took at WriterHouse.  Let me say quickly that WriterHouse is a great organization committed to supporting writers & building a strong community around word-craft.  If you live in Virginia, I urge you to check… Continue reading Wordy Word Feast