Twitter Tumblr FlickrFacebookContact me
Now Previous Articles Road Essays Author Title Source Age Genre Series Format Inclusivity LGBTA Portfolio

Recent posts

Month in review

Reviews
The Arcanum by Thomas Wheeler
Are These My Basoomas I See Before Me? by Louise Rennison
Athena by George O'Connor
Bagelmania by Mountain Lion Books
Bird by Zetta Elliott
Busy Woman Seeks Wife by Annie Sanders
The Clock Without a Face by Gus Twintig
The Dancing Pancake by Eileen Spinelli
Doctor Who: The Ripper by Tony Lee
Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass
Fullmetal Alchemist 11 by Hiromu Arakawa
Going Around the Sun by Marianne Berkes
How to Survive a Killer Seance by Penny Warner
Jane Bites Back by Michael Thomas Ford
Once Upon a Starry Night by Jacqueline Mitton
The Pepins and Their Problems by Polly Horvath
Pieces for the Left Hand by J. Robert Lennon
Pining to Be Human by Richard Bowes
Polar Bear Night by Lauren Thompson
Pride and Prejudice (audio) by Jane Austen
Rampant by Diana Peterfreund
Slog's Dad by David Almond and Dave McKean
"Stand Back," Said the Elephant, "I'm Going to Sneeze!" by Patricia Thomas
Steinbeck's Ghost by Lewis Buzbee
Theodosia and the Last Pharaoh by R.L. LaFevers
The Train by Georges Simenon
Twin Spica 03 by Kou Yaginuma
Under the Night Sky by Amy Lundebrek
The Writing Circle by Corinne Demas
xxxHolic 05 by CLAMP

Misc
Mount TBR 2012 What are you reading? (November 07)
What are you reading? (November 14)
What are you reading? (November 21)
What are you reading? (November 28)

Previous month

Rating System

5 stars: Completely enjoyable or compelling
4 stars: Good but flawed
3 stars: Average
2 stars: OK
1 star: Did not finish

Reading Challenges

My Kind of Mystery Reading Challenge 2017 February - January 2017-8



Pieces for the Left Hand: 100 Anecdotes: 11/12/11

cover art

My library maintains a shelf of recommended books in the front lobby. After coming through the security system, it's the first thing one sees. One of the temping titles I saw displayed there was Pieces for the Left Hand: 100 Anecdotes by J. Robert Lennon.

The book is 100 extremely short stories. Each one is no more than two pages long. They are very often a description of a scene or a thought about a topic. They are all loosely tied together.

This is a book that needs to be lingered over with a morning cup of coffee. While it can be read over a single cup of coffee, I recommend only a few stories a morning. Savor the book and ponder the stories.

Three stars.

Comments (0)


Name:
Email (won't be posted):
Blog URL:
Comment: