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Several times a week I walk up and down the foothills our town of Woodland Hills perches on. Santaquin Peak and Tower Mountain rise above us to the southeast and east, Utah Valley stretches away to the north. I carry … Continue reading
A beautiful new book of Peter Handke’s drawings arrived in the mail this week. The drawings are from his notebooks, most of them small, all of them of things he sees while walking or traveling. They are visual notes, like … Continue reading
Last September’s fire changed the face of our mountain (Santaquin Peak). Walking on the mountainside this morning, I could still smell smoke at times and ashes were so thick in some places that nothing had yet grown through. For Nature, … Continue reading
Lyn and I gave a talk about barbed wire last night at Robber’s Roost in Torrey, Utah, invited by the Entrada Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting science, humanities, and arts in the region. Frank McEntire, a remarkable Utah … Continue reading
As my books slip away from consciousness, time for a reminder and links to pages with lots of information and photos about each one. Beginning with the most recent: The Perfect Fence: Untangling the Meanings of Barbed Wire (with Lyn Bennett, … Continue reading
On the 23 of September 2016, Alex Caldiero celebrates his 67th birthday. On the 27 of September he celebrates the birth of his new book Who Is the Dancer, What Is the Dance at Ken Sanders Rare Books in Salt … Continue reading
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Tagged Alex Caldiero, Doug Moeller, emigration, immigration, Immortal For Quite Some Time, Peter Handke, Sam Rushforth, Some Love, Steven Epperson, The Moravian Night, Wild Rides and Wildflowers, Zarko Radakovic
The idea of repetition is a recurring one (pun intended). Kierkegaard wrote a book titled Repetition and Robbe-Grillet wrote a novel with that title. Peter Handke’s novel Repetition was a catalyst for the trip I took with Zarko Radakovic into the Austrian/Slovenian landscape of … Continue reading
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Tagged Fish Lake Utah, HERE, Kierkegaard, Paul Crow, Peter Handke, Repetition, Repetitions, Robbe-Grillet, Sam Rushforth, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Wild Rides and Wildflowers, Zarko Radakovic
Sam’s and my book has been named a finalist for Forward Reviews’ 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award. Click HERE for the announcement.
There’s a very nice review of the book in this morning’s Deseret News (or Deseret Snooze as my friend Elaine Jarvik — their best writer until they downsized her — calls it). As the newspaper always does, it warns potential readers: … Continue reading