Category Archives: Miscellaneous Non-Fiction Notes

Notes on Movies: The Film Club: An Imaginary Review à la Borges

I haven’t read The Film Club. Just browsed through it during my last visit to the bookshop. The first paragraph is fact. The second paragraph is mostly about what I think the book should be like. Rather, it’s about what … Continue reading

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Notes from the Bookshop 2 (or Why I’m all set to agree with Orhan Pamuk and AA, or My first Robertson Davies!)

My notes from the bookshop will, from now on, be numbered and — at most times — be unimaginatively unadorned. But occasionally, as on this occasion, I’ll have a parenthetical thought to add. Ever since I read Orhan Pamuk’s essay — … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Non-Fiction Notes: A Flummery of Food

I picked up this delightful and delectable little book from the Landmark bookstore during one of their yearly sales. And what a find! Compiled and introduced by the late Andre Simon, A Flummery of Food is a collection of great writings, … Continue reading

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