Friday, May 20, 2005

While the blogging has been on hiatus, it's been a month of great reading. Last night finished Zbigniew Herbert's King of the Ants, a retelling and extension of a mythological stories. The narrator assumes an attitude of amused consideration, filling in gaps in the original tales, or following incomplete threads to a previously unspoken conclusion. While the book hasn't the sheer brilliance of Barbarian in the Garden, it still provides a peak into the swirl of ideas which is Herbert's mind.

Tuesday, May 03, 2005

time to resume

It's been more than a month now without my laptop, and thus, no blogging. Events come and go, reviews are waiting, and generally work is piling up, but not to worry, blogging is an entirely voluntary activity!