Walking Through Open Doors

Exploring ways to foster creative energy.

The Beautiful Life Is Empty

On rereading James Salter’s Light Years.

Graphically Gallic

What a little French shop taught me about bandes dessinées.

Moscow on My Mind

Some thoughts on Fitzgerald, Tolstoy, and the war in Ukraine.

There’s No Place Like Home

How to save the planet? Start in your own back yard.

Appalachian Elegy

Understanding the region through the words of James Still.

Jane Austen, Alice, and Me

What we can learn about ourselves and others from the books we re-read.

An Autofiction Auteur

Discovering the works of Annie Ernaux.