Month: July 2012

When it works

I haven’t been very productive this summer. I’ve spent some time travelling, moved to a new home, and the Finnish summer has the admirable ability to pull people outside and away from their desks. That’s not to mean I haven’t

Dogs and literature

My dog Orion will be fifteen years old on 21 July. He shares a birthday with Ernest Hemingway. I’ve mentioned this to him, but he doesn’t seem to care. I have spent a long time with Orion. He has travelled

A writer’s thoughts on e-reader surveillance

The bibliophile world is aghast over an expose regarding how e-readers are tracking what and how we read. The article, Your E-Book is Reading You, was written by Alexandra Alter and published in the Wall Street Journal. If you haven’t