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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

Inside Out: A Personal History of Pink Floyd (Reading Edition)
Nick Mason
American Witness: The Art and Life of Robert Frank
R J Smith
Why Bob Dylan Matters
Richard F. Thomas
Deception
Philip Roth
Nevertheless: A Memoir
Alec Baldwin
A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City
Drew Philp
Spring Song and other stories
Joyce Cary
The Dying Grass: A Novel of the Nez Perce War
William T. Vollmann
Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing
Ashleigh Wilson
Girlfriends, Ghosts, and Other Stories
Annette Wiesner, Nicole Kongeter, Robert Walser, Tom Whalen
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October 2017
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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
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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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October 2017
05
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, Bill McKibben
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October 2017
03
reviewed: To the Lighthouse
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/166001786448/to-the-lighthouse-by-virginia-woolfWhat art was there, known to love or cunning, ...
To the Lighthouse - Virginia Woolf
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September 2017
27
reviewed: The Surrender: An Erotic Memoir
…If you don’t fuck with death chasing you, you are mistaken…Though I did enjoy reading it, The Surrender turned out to be a d...
The Surrender: An Erotic Memoir - Toni Bentley
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August 2017
26
reviewed: Visiting Tom: A Man, a Highway, and the Road to Roughneck Grace
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/164650585283/visiting-tom-a-man-a-highway-and-the-road-toMany of these enticing and wonderfull...
Visiting Tom:  A Man, a Highway, and the Road to Roughneck Grace - Michael  Perry
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August 2017
24
reviewed: Incest
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/164553574748/incest-by-christine-angot…A man’s sex penetrates radically. I like what’s radica...
Incest - Christine Angot, Tess Lewis
reviewed: Riding Toward Everywhere
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/164551617213/riding-toward-everywhere-by-william-t-vollmannNever been much of a Kerouac or Dea...
Riding Toward Everywhere - William T. Vollmann
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August 2017
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reviewed: The Feud
A rough and tumble foray into an earlier time when violence and bigotry reigned supreme. Unsettling in its easy to read narra...
The Feud - Thomas Berger
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