Truffle-rich, cumin-exotic, from Mutanabi Street to Céline's ballets, Gutenberg and the Koreans, a winged sphinx and an iron man and Nur Jahan-- oh, and a beturbaned Sadakichi Hartmann-- these world-trotting essays make one groovy box of idea-chocolates.Yes indeed, River of Ink goes on my top 10 books read list for 2014. (Here's the Top 10 for 2013.)
P.S. Christensen mentions the Youtube video of Sadakichi Hartmann dancing. Here it is:
COMMENTS always welcome.