Posts Tagged ‘literature’

July 22, 2011 0

Sonja and I

By in montreal

Shot of a drunken me (Jack Ruttan) and the estimable (and late) Sonja Skarstedt at the now-defunct Double Hook Bookstore, sometime in the early 1990s. Photo by Geof Isherwood.

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August 10, 2009 1

Sonja Skarstedt

By in montreal

I’ve been avoiding writing about this, because it hit me hard, when I heard about it last July 31. Didn’t want to announce it before the obituary came out, because I didn’t want to be the crow, the one bearing that news. Sad, because Sonja, along with her partner Geof, who ran Zymergy Magazine, plus […]

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January 27, 2009 0

John Updike

By in Uncategorized

Link to New York Times Obituary I grew up with his writing. At one time, tried to read everything he wrote. That would be difficult, considering his rate of production. Still, with all his faults, and his establishmentarianism, he was one of my heroes.

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