Friday, May 10, 2013

Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.

Walking home in slow motion. East Derwent Highway, Geilston Bay. April 2013.

The Indispensable Calvin and Hobbes, Bill Watterson: There is a lot of good stuff in this compendium, unfortunately it is a little marred by an uneven selection. B.

The Map As Art: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography, Katharine Harmon: A collection of work from contemporary artists who have utilised the idea of the map to express their vision. Using paint, food, salt, souvenir tea towels, nude bodies, and a whole lot more, you can see how artists have been able to explore a world free of geographical constraints. B-.

Doctor Fischer of Geneva, or The bomb party, Graham Greene: A dark little exploration of greed, desperation and hatred. It's as bleak as all hell. B.

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