Once I shared this with my mother (and the art world), it was safe to share with the world! You can find my latest zine - Trev's Books: Unpacking My Grandfather's Library at Issuu.) Without repeating the zine itself verbatim, this zine is an extremely personal one for me. When my grandfather passed away in … Continue reading Read Trev’s Books (not all of them) at Issuu
How many drafts is too many? When do you know to let a piece of writing go?
My husband knows he married a Harry Potter enthusiast. And he, himself, long ago admitted that he once-upon-a-time had been something of a Star Trek fan. "When I was a kid," he said with emphasis, as if awaiting judgment. But what judgment was I to pass? I was well into my twenties when I spent an entire semester solely on Harry Potter and … Continue reading The Cultural Exchange
One of the things I am going to miss about Britain (more on that later) is the fact that Morrissey releasing an autobiography warrants not just mentions on the news but also hardcore, "man-on-the-street" journalism. Truly, the public needed to know what the average Mancunian thought of Morrissey. We needed to know, I tell you! … Continue reading To Read or Not to Read: Morrissey’s Autobiography
After spending the majority of the years 2001 through to 2007 going to university and working in two different bookstores, I managed to accumulate several hundred books. I counted once mid-2005 and it was about 350. More gathered since, both before and after the Grand Library Merger with Husband's collection in 2011. Even after the … Continue reading Packing my Library