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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

Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing
Ashleigh Wilson
Girlfriends, Ghosts, and Other Stories
Annette Wiesner, Nicole Kongeter, Robert Walser, Tom Whalen
The Lesser Bohemians
Eimear McBride
My Life and Loves
John F. Gallagher, Frank Harris
Melbourne Beach and Indialantic Florida
Frank J. Thomas
Writing Dangerously: Mary McCarthy and Her World
Stephen Black, Carol Brightman
Seduction and Betrayal: Women and Literature
Elizabeth Hardwick, Joan Didion
My Friend Annabel Lee (1903)
Mary MacLane
Human Days: A Mary MacLane Reader
Bojana Novakovic, Michael R. Brown, Mary MacLane
Stranger Shores: Essays 1986-1999
J.M. Coetzee
Today
July
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Annette Wiesner, Nicole Kongeter, Robert Walser, Tom Whalen
Eimear McBride
John F. Gallagher, Frank Harris
Stephen Black, Carol Brightman
Elizabeth Hardwick, Joan Didion
Bojana Novakovic, Michael R. Brown, Mary MacLane
October 2016
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reviewed: Agnes
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/152063909928/agnes-by-peter-stammWritten in a language almost too accessible this slim novella...
Agnes - Peter Stamm, John Cullen
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October 2016
12
reviewed: Dylan The Biography
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/151713323458/dylan-the-biography-by-dennis-mcdougalIf what Dennis McDougal presents in this bi...
Dylan The Biography - Dennis McDougal
finished reading:
October 2016
01
reviewed: Poetry for Kids: Emily Dickinson
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/151185260698/poetry-for-kids-emily-dickinson-by-susan-snivelyWonderful to imagine a young chil...
Poetry for Kids: Emily Dickinson - Emily Dickinson, Christine Davenier, Susan Snively
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September 2016
11
reviewed: Garcia: A Signpost To New Space
The first section was worth the time and cash put out to purchase it. Very interesting and informative. But the second part w...
Garcia: A Signpost To New Space - Jerry Garcia, Jann S. Wenner, Charles A. Reich, Jann Wenner
reviewed: Et Tu, Babe
Unreadable. And I do confess to being obviously ill-equipped to read this type of literature. But I respect those who do as w...
Et Tu, Babe - Mark Leyner
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finished reading:
September 2016
06
reviewed: The Most of It
http://msarki.tumblr.com/post/150025392913/the-most-of-it-by-mary-ruefleAfter recently listening to a couple of podcasts this...
The Most of It - Mary Ruefle
reviewed: Selected Poems
http://msarki.tumblr.com/post/150025150323/selected-poems-by-mary-ruefle[a:Linda Gregg|248368|Linda Gregg|https://d2arxad8u2l...
Selected Poems - Mary Ruefle
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finished reading:
September 2016
05
reviewed: My Cousin, My Gastroenterologist
http://msarki.tumblr.com/post/149974958253/my-cousin-my-gastroenterologist-by-mark-leynerPerhaps I should confess how impress...
My Cousin, My Gastroenterologist - Mark Leyner
finished reading:
August 2016
30
reviewed: Coming out of the ice: An unexpected life
I read this book several years ago on the recommendation of [a:Gordon Lish|232097|Gordon Lish|https://d2arxad8u2l0g7.cloudfro...
Coming out of the ice: An unexpected life - Victor Herman
August 2016
18
reviewed: Jerry on Jerry: The Unpublished Jerry Garcia Interviews
Wonderful and insightful.
Jerry on Jerry: The Unpublished Jerry Garcia Interviews - Jerry Garcia
reviewed: Jerry on Jerry: The Unpublished Jerry Garcia Interviews
Listened to this book throughout the summer of 2016. Will probably revisit from time to time as Jerry offered many bits of wi...
Jerry on Jerry: The Unpublished Jerry Garcia Interviews - Dennis McNally
finished reading:
August 2016
05
reviewed: This Is the Garden
A fine book of short stories. The second title called The Apprentice alone is worth the price of admission. But all are skil...
This Is the Garden - Giulio Mozzi
finished reading:
July 2016
31
reviewed: The Grammar of Rock: Art and Artlessness in 20th Century Pop Lyrics
http://msarki.tumblr.com/post/148241449118/the-grammar-of-rock-art-and-artlessness-in-20thWhat is immediately apparent are th...
The Grammar of Rock: Art and Artlessness in 20th Century Pop Lyrics - Alexander Theroux, Robert Crumb
reviewed: Tristano Dies: A Life
Being a devoted admirer of Antonio Tabucchi, and purchaser of many of his books as gifts for friends and family, I am disappo...
Tristano Dies: A Life - Antonio Tabucchi, Elizabeth  Harris
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finished reading:
July 2016
11
reviewed: The Loft
http://msarki.tumblr.com/post/147262650943/the-loft-by-marlen-haushoferThe jacket blurb claims the book explores the anatomy ...
The Loft - Marlen Haushofer
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