Category Archives: Books

On Nests

  What is architecture, a list: 1. Everything that is not the body, “The most usual purpose of building activities in animals is to make a home that will give protection. Such a home may be constructed for the building

On Nests

  What is architecture, a list: 1. Everything that is not the body, “The most usual purpose of building activities in animals is to make a home that will give protection. Such a home may be constructed for the building

Architecture Without Us #2 – Dampness

I balance my feet on top of the bathtub ledge in an unstable pax de deux with a dishcloth in my hand, bent backwards like the painter in the chapel’s vault trying to scrub out the last of those vile,

Architecture Without Us #2 – Dampness

I balance my feet on top of the bathtub ledge in an unstable pax de deux with a dishcloth in my hand, bent backwards like the painter in the chapel’s vault trying to scrub out the last of those vile,

Moulinsart Redux

“These heavy walls to me had grown” The mysteries of being a child, of living and thinking with a child’s mind, made me certain of the boundaries of reality. A toy was never to be thrown away or left to

Moulinsart Redux

“These heavy walls to me had grown” The mysteries of being a child, of living and thinking with a child’s mind, made me certain of the boundaries of reality. A toy was never to be thrown away or left to

Philip Roth

Patience

Patience There is nothing new under the sun. This Philip Roth interview got me thinking this week. Here he was, a fellow doomsday herald, older, wiser, sure about the eminent irrelevance of his craft. Novels, he says, are too long,

Philip Roth

Patience

Patience There is nothing new under the sun. This Philip Roth interview got me thinking this week. Here he was, a fellow doomsday herald, older, wiser, sure about the eminent irrelevance of his craft. Novels, he says, are too long,