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No Glitter Blown

Honest reviews of things that caught my fancy, or not.

Currently reading

Art in Theory 1900 - 2000: An Anthology of Changing Ideas
Paul Wood, Charles Harrison
Male Colors: The Construction of Homosexuality in Tokugawa Japan
Gary P. Leupp
Daughter Am I
Pat Bertram
Sharon Kay Penman
Silver Bullet (Falls Chance Ranch #4)
Ranger, Rolf

The Condor

The Condor - Isa K. Loved it. This book is a lot like a demolition derby: fun to watch, things look worse than they are and everything banged up can be sorted out with a few whacks in the right place. Isa K's voice was hysterical--I'd read anything with this delicious helping of sarcasm and self-deprecation. Frickin' tickles me like nothing else. The characters were great. There were no goods guys and no bad guys--just a whole bunch of people trying to straggle through life the best they can while trying not to to wipeout completely. Everyone fucks up. Perfectly messy.Favorite quote: There can't be just one."The last thing I need is Stanley Kubrick directing my life. It's fucked up enough under my own direction.""There's a state of bliss that can be reached only by deliberately bringing your own worst fears into reality."