Archive for April, 2007

I recently read Highsmith’s novel The Price of Salt and I was blown away. Her prose is so simple, clear, and direct, but the things she writes about…. Oof; The Price of Salt is about lesbians in New York City in the 1940s, and The Animal-Lover’s Book of Beastly Murder is about animals getting revenge […]



Thanks to David M. Friedman, who emailed me today about yesterday’s post! I feel super-honored.

I have to say, it’s the title (and cover image) of this book that made me buy it. Also, it was on the bargain shelf of the University book store. All that aside, this book really is great. First, Friedman is a fantastic writer. Although this book includes a lot of scientific information and jargon, […]