Giants Reciting Poems

“The real giants have always been poets, men who have jumped from facts into the realm of imagination.” – Bill Bernbach Tonight, I start writing. It is not meant to say that I don’t write. I write and am inspired and proud to have my blog. I write to express the world before me because … More Giants Reciting Poems

Calvino watching

  It may not be the best route to discover and appreciate a truly imaginative writer like the Italian Italo Calvino, but all the same, my panoramic journey to “The Watcher and Other Stories” is my indictment to the beauty of his modern fables.  There may be other brilliant stories he had written that made … More Calvino watching

What Ishiguro saw

It took me more than a decade to revisit Kazuo Ishiguro after  devouring “The Remains of the Day” and “The Artist in the Floating World”.  The Nobel Committee whose citation for this newest laureate states that this writer “who with his novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of … More What Ishiguro saw