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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
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
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


Agnes - Peter Stamm, John Cullen https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/152063909928/agnes-by-peter-stamm

Written in a language almost too accessible this slim novella fails to challenge the reader to engage in anything. A book almost anyone could have written, the narration rambles on in a linear manner such as a report one is forced to read. Pleasure in reading is hard to come by in this work as the rewards so few that none come to mind. Near the end the narrator writes of having to throw away an ending to the story he is composing about Agnes because there was no feeling in it. Problem was there was no feeling, ever, anywhere. This was my first exposure to the lauded Peter Stamm, and, disappointingly, I expect it will be my last.