Day: August 7, 2012

Sirloin: A Juicy Tale

TFG’s Book of the Month for July: The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

I decided not to delay this post as I am wont to do mainly because this is my show. Besides, I realize now that delayed posts are bereft of their magic, of their nostalgia, so I hope this isn’t too late. This is our seventh book discussion slash KD’s birthday. Our generous moderator took it upon himself to pay for the venue and food, and he even connived with other club members to invite not one but two local authors that he enjoys reading. So before we started the book discussion, we allotted some time to get to know our guest authors and have copies of their books signed. Manix Abrera is a local graphic novel artist. I have sampled one of his works, and he is witty. I also like the way he structures his strips. They don’t come chronologically, or maybe they do. But I didn’t find any sense of order in them, which makes reading his work feel like stream-of-consciousness comics, if there is such a thing. However, I really didn’t enjoy …