For the love of books

In the last year or so, I rediscovered how much I love reading. It’s sad to say that I somehow forgot. Partly, in the first three years or so of my life as a professor, I did enough reading on the job to make wanting to come home and read for … [Read more...]

Pap and Jayber Crow

I’ve been reading Wendell Berry’s novel Jayber Crow, something it took me a long time to work my way towards, despite my own geography and the urgings of people I know. Reading this book makes me a little homesick, despite the fact that I live only … [Read more...]