Todd Davis and Noah Davis are both published poets, men sensitive to the land and our home ground. They are also father and son, which made for a fascinating and engaging discussion.
It goes without saying that 2020 was a weird year for all of us but in many ways, it allowed me the time to read a lot more than I have in most years previously. The launch of The Deckle Edge Podcast helped too, as I try and read everything I can the author has … Continue reading 2020 Books Read in Review
An interview with Brendan Bernhard Gaffney about his upcoming book, "James Krenov: Leave Fingerprints" published by Lost Art Press.
BookPeople, Austin, TX On a recent trip to Austin, TX I had a chance to stop at BookPeople. For anyone who likes making pilgrimages to independent bookstores, BookPeople has to be high on the list. BookPeople has been the leading independent bookstore in Texas since 1970. Located in the heart of downtown, BookPeople has been … Continue reading BookPeople, Austin, Tx
The Ship's Carpenter by D. E. Stockman The Ship’s Carpenter by D. E. Stockman is an historical novel set in France and England, primarily in the 1740s, as those two countries wage war at sea. The title refers to the character Abraham Robinson, an English shipwright who leaves for France in search of work during … Continue reading The Ship’s Carpenter by D. E. Stockman
Page & Palette, Fairhope, AL On a recent road trip my family and I stopped to visit Page & Palette, a great little independent bookstore in Fairhope, AL on the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay. I'd read a few reviews ahead of time, so my expectations of Page & Palette were pretty high. I'm happy … Continue reading Page & Palette, Fairhope, AL
2019 Books Read in Review If you're curious, here's the full list of books I read during 2019. When I said "read", I mean cover to cover as there were certainly a couple I started and didn't, couldn't, or wouldn't finish. Some books just aren't worth the trouble while others drag over months or years. … Continue reading 2019 Books Read in Review
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles, published by Windmill Books, tells the story of Count Alexander Ilyich Rostov in the years following the Bolshevik Revolution. The Count becomes a "former person", losing his land and most of his wealth, but never his class or his charm. Rostov, … Continue reading A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
The Boerne Bookshop Today I took the opportunity to visit the newest addition to the Historic Mile in Boerne, TX...The Boerne Bookshop! The small, independent bookshop features a wide selection of classic and popular fiction, a surprisingly wide selection of children’s books, and a smattering of non-fiction sections including Texas, current events, and History. I … Continue reading The Boerne Bookshop, Boerne, TX
This week I learned that The Deckle Edge will be included on the Feedspot Top 300 Book Blog list for 2020. How cool is that?!? The 2019 list can be found here. It full of great book blogs and I'm honored to be listed among them. As always, thanks for reading! Like what you read … Continue reading Feedspot – Top 300 Book Review Blogs