A look at how I diverted myself in 2008.
BEST BOOKS I READ (OR REREAD) IN 2008, NONE OF WHICH ACTUALLY CAME OUT IN 2008 [listed in the order in which I completed them]:
King Richard II by William Shakespeare
Child of God by Cormac McCarthy
King Henry IV, Part 1 by William Shakespeare
Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy
Let Me Finish by Roger Angell
Autobiography of Red by Anne Carson
The Bacchae by Euripides, trans. by William Arrowsmith
Disgrace by JM Coetzee
A Touch of the Poet by Eugene O'Neill
FAVORITE PRODUCTIONS OF 2008:
Caroline, or Change (Court Theatre)
Porgy and Bess (Lyric Opera)
FAVORITE NEW FILMS:
4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days
Modern Times (Chaplin)
Make Way for Tomorrow (McCarey)
And finally, here's Rose!
Happy New Year!