Author: Rufus F.

Rufus is an American curmudgeon in Canada. He has a PhD in History, sings in a garage rock band, and does many things. He is the author of the forthcoming book "The Paris Bureau" from Dio Press (early 2021).
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Sunday Morning! Returning to Proust

In a sense, it feels doubly-appropriate to reread Proust in middle age because so much of his novel is about the attempt to snatch our memories from the oblivion of the past.

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Sunday Morning! “Lovecraft Country”

Like the recent HBO series, I consumed “Lovecraft Country” ravenously, like I was a dripping protoplasmic monster too terrible to behold.

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Sunday Morning! Bowles on Film

Wrapping up our Bowles-o-rama with three depictions of Paul and Jane Bowles on film, in somewhat mutated forms.

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Sunday Morning! “In the Summer House” by Jane Bowles

Jane Bowles only wrote one play. Like her one novel, In The Summer House is a strange tale of eccentric women and the ways their eccentricities set the course for the weaker-willed people around them.