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M Sarki

Besides being a poet with four collections published, M Sarki is a painter, film maker, and photographer. He likes fine coffee and long walks. 

M Sarki has written, directed, and produced six short films titled Gnoman's Bois de Rose, Biscuits and Striola , The Tools of Migrant Hunters, My Father's Kitchen, GL, and Cropped Out 2010. More details to follow. Also the author of the feature film screenplay, Alphonso Bow.

Currently reading

L'Appart: The Delights and Disasters of Making My Paris Home
David Lebovitz
We Learn Nothing: Essays
Tim Kreider
Elmet: LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017
Fiona Mozley
Limbo, and Other Places I Have Lived: Short Stories
Lily Tuck
The Double Life of Liliane
Lily Tuck
At Home with the Armadillo
Gary P. Nunn
American Witness: The Art and Life of Robert Frank
RJ Smith
Autumn
Karl Ove Knausgård, Ingvild Burkey, Vanessa Baird
Inside Out: A Personal History of Pink Floyd (Reading Edition)
Nick Mason
American Witness: The Art and Life of Robert Frank
J.R. Smith

Stories V!

Stories V! - Scott McClanahan The short stories of Scott McClanahan are sometimes wonders to behold. He has within himself a childlike wonder of the world, even though he has lived, it seems, in a much different reality than most of us are faced with. His is a harsh environment with extreme characters roaming around in it. But McClanahan has made the most of it in his relating these stories meant to shed new and different light on what is often considered a frightening existence. While reading each of these stories I felt a wonderfully friendly and glowing smile emanating from the face of Scott McClanahan, and not some evil grin promising mischievous behavior lurking behind his words. Though a book not for everyone, I believe his work is an important exercise purposively structured for the artist to continue to evolve as a writer and person and to make an even greater contribution in the not-so-distant future. I am hesitant to give this book four stars as I think he has much better work ahead for us, but nonetheless "I really liked it" which in goodreads terms is what a four-star read constitutes.