Erika Rummel

About me

Erika Rummel is the author of a dozen non-fiction books (Renaissance history, biography) and two novels, PLAYING NAOMI (2009) and HEAD GAMES (2013). She divides her time between Toronto and Los Angeles and has lived in small villages in Argentina, Romania, and Bulgaria.

From my website

#AMTHINKING. ACADEMICS ARE HUMAN AFTER ALL.Martha Nussbaum (www.brainipickings.org)I just read an article about philosopher Martha Nussbaum in the NYer. This will do wonders, I hope, to rehabilitate the image of female academics, to prove that they are not all dowdy or, as the GOP says about another brainy woman: fat…

#AMTHINKING: I’m tired of playful installations like Song Dong’s Communal Courtyard at AGO.You know what? I’m tired of “playful” installations combined with advocacy – in this case, a plug for the traditional urban landscape of Beijing. The piece consists of a snaking line made up of the backs of ramshackle…

#AMTHINKING: Movie night in Toronto. Like a prayer.Last Sunday afternoon I went to see LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP. No, this is not a review. It’s about my pre-movie experience in a large darkened space with five other people, an ancient couple, two women friends, a single, and me.I guess a Sunday…

 
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