Tag Archives: Jeanette Winterson

For Today, But Really Every Day: Ladies I Love

I love these women for a variety of reasons: they inspire, they entertain, they challenge, they leave me in awed silence, they provoke, or they were “there” in my most formative years, holding out a torch to lead the way. … Continue reading

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2015 Books Read

Even I am impressed with how much I read this year. Along the course of the year, occasionally I’d think to myself, “Good job, Sheila, with your Self-Imposed Reading Plan!” I’ve read a lot of new novels (not really my … Continue reading

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Recommended Books: Fiction

I’ve been working on this list for a couple of weeks. I also plan on doing Non-Fiction and other categories in my out-of-control library. Some authors are represented multiple times. Other authors aren’t represented at all. For no real reason. … Continue reading

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The Books: Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery; ‘The Semiotics of Sex,’ by Jeanette Winterson

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery, a collection … Continue reading

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The Books: Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery; ‘Testimony Against Gertrude Stein,’ by Jeanette Winterson

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery, a collection … Continue reading

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The Books: Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery; ‘Writer, Reader, Words,’ by Jeanette Winterson

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery, a collection … Continue reading

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The Books: Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery; ‘Art Objects,’ by Jeanette Winterson

On the essays shelf (yes, there are still more books to excerpt in my vast library. I can’t seem to stop this excerpts-from-my-library project. I started it in 2006!) NEXT BOOK: Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery, a collection … Continue reading

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2013 Books Read

It’s been a hell of a year. Devastating as well as redemptive. I started it out in Memphis, and end it here in New Jersey. And now my new niece Pearl has arrived! It’s been both a busy year as … Continue reading

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“Our Life At Home Was a Bit Odd.” – Jeanette Winterson, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

I’ve written a lot about Jeanette Winterson. You can check out the archive, if you feel so inclined. She is one of my favorite authors writing today. So much so that when I didn’t care for her work (there was … Continue reading

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For International Women’s Day: Ladies I Love

I love them for a variety of reasons: they inspire, they entertain, they challenge, they leave me in awed silence, they provoke, or, most importantly, they were “there” in my most formative years as a child, and held out a … Continue reading

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