30 Followers
17 Following
vivian01

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
Lionheart
Sharon Kay Penman
Silver Bullet (Falls Chance Ranch #4)
Ranger, Rolf
Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison - Michel Foucault, Alan Sheridan This is not the kind of book you read in one sitting or forty for that matter. I did read the section that intrigued me and brought me to the novel in the first place and that was the Spectacle of the Scaffold. It was brilliant. The transition from monarchy imposed punishment to the state is outlined beautifully. For my particular interest in comparing the spectacle, human sacrifice, devotion and distance it was an excellent resource. Thus my rating is based on this portion of the book. I intend on completing it, but alas, that will take some time.