Category Archives: Nonfiction

A few book recommendations and …

I’ll start with some brief book recommendations, and end with a woeful tale that ends happily. Despite the disruption of home repairs, I’ve managed to finish several books since the end of April, and May is only half-done. A suggestion … Continue reading

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Orwell in view

Remind me never to buy roses from any vendor other than the farmer who grew them. In Orwell’s Roses, Rebecca Solnit’s 2021 biography and appreciation of George Orwell, she devotes a chapter of the book to her visit to a … Continue reading

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