Monthly Archives: January 2016

Mice Are Nibbling On My Dream – Suspicious Maids, Part 1

Today we’re going to start our look at a really intriguing South Korean novel, Suspicious Maids, by Jingyu Park (박진규의”수상한 식모들” ). This 2005 novel is about 330 pages long with 28 chapters, and it has a rather surreal feel, … Continue reading

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Free E-Book Download of David Bowie-Inspired Novella

Originally I wasn’t going to offer my old novella I wrote a lifetime ago, The Weary City, as a free download on e-book, but the passing of rock star David Bowie whose album, Diamond Dogs, inspired it makes it feel … Continue reading

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2016 Literary Essay Contest Announcement – The Tale of Genji

As we ring in the New Year, it’s time to announce a special contest I am holding this year to help create a reading community. This year my main selection for the Literati Corner is the mammoth Japanese novel The … Continue reading

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