A small photo album of wildlife and the lakeshore from my trip to Lake Huron in July 2023.
Non-human (also spelled nonhuman) is any creature or thing or stuff displaying some or all characteristics considered to define the human, but the creature or thing or stuff is not considered a human.
Storms are good teachers. Here are some of the lessons storms have taught me.
A week ago, I decided that I was going to play Field Guide to Memory by Jeeyon Shim and Shing Yin Khor every day, and the experience has been super enjoyable so far.
"I heard a noise, high and disturbing, utterly unfamiliar. It was coming from a huge truck parked a few metres ahead of us..."
This year's categories: Favourite Supervillain Novel; Favourite Mythological Remix; Favourite Family Mythmaking; Favourite Weaving of History and Historical Fiction; Favourite Epistolary Mindfuck; and Favourite Bildungsroman! (Oh, and Favourite Nonfiction too!)
A graphic novel caught my eye recently, the French translation of Fourteen Wolves: A Rewilding Story by Catherine Barr and Jenni Desmond.
"There is a balcony, high up, against a mountain of bricks. I am still little. The man brings out bags of earth and fills in the boxes. He plants little flowers. I have never seen flowers grow up."
There is one particular short story in The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis that I’ve adored since the very first time I read it, called Cockroaches in Autumn.
Split Tooth, Lettres en forêt urbaine, All Systems Red, Les brutes et la punaise, and more: there have been so many good books read this year!
In this book, through pitbulls, we catch a glimpse into the absurdity of the human-dog relationship as it exists today in settler colonial North America.