Once again, I let this get to be an unwieldy enough stack of links/reads that to slow down and make them into a pretty and proper list would keep me from revising the novel I’m revising. So, in all their likely awkwardness, with apologies for some embedding, some being URLS, some shuddering into some completely new and unlikely form, here’s my best reads from . . . lately:


Just like last year, I had this idea that doing a monthly post would make it a snap to figure out my best of the years: just scroll through, it’ll be obvious. I wish. Though it does make it easier to remember stuff from before summer, say. So, without further whatever, and by category, and including stuff I only FOUND in 2019, and just going plural for some instead of staging ties:



easy choice, obvious choice, c’mon. this one’

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