Tag Archive: art

Feb 23

Book Review: The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt I burned through this book in less than ten days, not because it’s a fast-paced read, but because I got it as an audiobook from the library and knew if I didn’t finish it I’d never get to hear the end of it. Then I realized it was more than …

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Oct 16

Book Review: Big Magic

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert This was one of those “right book at the right time” moments, except it came a few years too late. The best of its advice I’d already figured out on my own in the past few years, so instead of lightbulbs springing on all over the …

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Jul 30

Book Review: The Flamethrowers

The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner This book feels very literary to me in that it’s full of a lot of different things, but if you asked me what it was about, I’d have a hard time answering. About a girl who dated a rich man? About poseur artists? About speed? About motorcycles? The main character …

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Jan 08

Book Review: Absolutely Almost

Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff This is a charming book about a kid named Albie who’s not very good at anything. I found him plausible and endearing, as well as the secondary characters. It’s a character-driven novel centering on a young boy and his relationship with his parents, with his babysitter, with his best friend, …

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Jun 29

Adele Bloch-Bauer 5 -Klimt Fanfic Project

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A lot of people want to be Adele Bloch-Bauer II, but very few actually do anything about it. Despite it being so hot that I don’t want to go outside at all, I wanted to have my wall back even more, so I decided that this was the weekend to finish this project. Or, at …

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