"There's nothing to match curling up with a good book

when there's a repair job to be done

around the house."

Joe Ryan



American men writers...stories about men...

"When we were wolves" short stories by Jon Billman

The characters are just so nice, so fragile, strong, completely crazy, so funny, so moving, whimsical....
a gallery of strange guys mostly...
There're the two firemen who no longer fight fires...they've been sent away...they prefer fishing or hunting...nothing to do...drink yes...always time for a drink...and one day there're a beautiful fire, so important, so great, so exciting !!!!
There're Wayne and his friend Strain...One teaches ...when he gets time...history...history or stories????They have girl friends...so beautiful...And Wayne paints...paintings on canvas of course...but who is that man, those men who painted a gorgeous woman on a train, at night of course...or another one on a water-tower...and queer messages the local mormons don't like?????
There're the "Indians", the local prisoners playing base-ball...losing all the time...until one day...what happened to the priest??????????????


tammy vitale said...

ooh - two new books - love the ideas you write about for Where Rivers Change Directions" - lovely wording!
Read The Lovely Bones while flying home yesterday - that's a nice book too if you haven't read it.

B.T.Bear (esq.) said...

Please tell Mousie thank you for her visit. I missed her. Grayum was pleased to see she is ok.

I did a post full of lists recently, and she was on my list of favourite girls ;@}