(a.k.a. The Fur Trappers Gild) We meet on the 2nd Monday of most months to discuss books, fast women, faster cars, hunting with bare teeth, the meaning of life, and the value of authenticity. Selections are often fierce white-knuckle fiction, chosen by those who have actually read the books they pick. Food and drink are […]
Reviews by Danny Nelson Schweers. Click on any image or headline to read the full review.
Not rules but style, not precise descriptions but dreamy enticements! Cecilia Watson‘s little book, Semicolon, surprised me. I expected humorous examples of bad punctuation illustrating why proper usage matters. Instead the meat of the book is a criticism of rules and a celebration of living language. Watson argues that good writers imagine how their words […]