And a child with a loving family is always full of confidence and...– Eileen Chang’s “Jasmine Tea”
It took me a minute to recover, and then I remember saying something like...– Will Sampson of Thomas King’s Medicine River (unfairly taken out of context; this is not a romance novel)
Assumptions are a dangerous thing. They are especially dangerous when we do not...– from “Godzilla vs. Post-Colonial” by Thomas King
Thing that pisses me off #492850
I’m so tired of people saying: “She’s so smart and she’s really nice too … AND she’s pretty.” “OMG he’s so hot, AND smart and nice at the same time! How is that possible?!?!” is equally annoying. Smart is great. Nice is great. Take pretty out of the damn equation already! A comment often made publicly between ladies/girls as a seemingly...
Shameless Christmas Wish-list
1. This book in this (uk) edition. thank you. (I checked—Kino has it. None in the North American continent) 2. Anyone to meet me in Hong Kong in December.