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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
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September
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January 2018
06
reviewed: The Passion According to G.H.
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/50494424282/lispector-cockroaches-and-bangMy reviews are being removed from goodreads for some...
The Passion According to G.H. - Ronald W. Sousa, Clarice Lispector
January 2018
05
reviewed: Travels with Vamper: A Graybeard's Journey
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/169347258418/travels-with-vamper-a-graybeards-journey-byThe title of this book attracted me, a...
Travels with Vamper: A Graybeard's Journey - George Critchlow
reviewed: I Wrote This Book Because I Love You: Essays
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/169340335638/i-wrote-this-book-because-i-love-you-essays-byAny serious self-examiner who may c...
I Wrote This Book Because I Love You: Essays - Tim Kreider
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December 2017
24
reviewed: 2017 on Goodreads
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/168888179758/best-books-i-read-in-2017The year 2017 motivated my wife and I to consider making...
2017 on Goodreads - Various
reviewed: How to Live, What to Do: Thirteen Ways of Looking at Wallace Stevens
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/168887258208/how-to-live-what-to-do-thirteen-ways-of-lookingThis slim study is much more than ...
How to Live, What to Do: Thirteen Ways of Looking at Wallace Stevens - Joan Richardson
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December 2017
23
reviewed: I Married You for Happiness
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/168850911423/i-married-you-for-happiness-by-lily-tuckPhillip is dead. By holding his graduall...
I Married You for Happiness - Lily Tuck
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December 2017
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December 2017
06
reviewed: Raymond Carver's What We Talk About When We Talk About Love: Bookmarked
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/168266456393/raymond-carvers-what-we-talk-about-when-we-talkWhat a multi-faceted memoir and cr...
Raymond Carver's What We Talk About When We Talk About Love: Bookmarked - Brian Evenson
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October 2017
28
reviewed: American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/166873595623/american-wolf-a-true-story-of-survival-andThe corporate world conducts business a...
American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West - Nate Blakeslee
reviewed: Walden: With an Introduction and Annotations by Bill McKibben
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/166071074298/walden-with-an-introduction-and-annotations-byWhat nature provides is scale and c...
Walden: With an Introduction and Annotations by Bill McKibben - Henry David Thoreau
reviewed: Clapton: The Autobiography
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/166875778683/clapton-the-autobiography-by-eric-claptonEric Clapton takes no shortcuts in his d...
Clapton: The Autobiography - Eric Clapton
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October 2017
26
reviewed: Hemingway at Eighteen: The Pivotal Year That Launched an American Legend
There was really nothing interesting enough forcing this reader to finish reading the book. Very boring actually. Disappointe...
Hemingway at Eighteen: The Pivotal Year That Launched an American Legend - Steve Paul, Paul Hendrickson
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October 2017
22
reviewed: Spring Night
Not for me. Boring, unbelievable, and a waste of my time.
Spring Night - Tarjei Vesaas, Elizabeth Rokkan
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October 2017
21
reviewed: Spy of the First Person
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/166647928548/spy-of-the-first-person-by-sam-shepardThe death of Sam Shepard creates a sudden v...
Spy of the First Person - Sam Shepard
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October 2017
17
reviewed: Frozen Lives: Karl and Anna Kuerner, Andrew Wyeth's Iconic Couple
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/166496157623/frozen-lives-karl-and-anna-kuerner-andrew…Now it was just her and Karl locked tog...
Frozen Lives: Karl and Anna Kuerner, Andrew Wyeth's Iconic Couple - LuLynne Streeter
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October 2017
07
reviewed: On Flirtation
I flirted long enough with this. Nothing instrumental found to enlighten me or add to my life. For the most part, a reading d...
On Flirtation - Adam Phillips
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