Yeah, the form gives it away–this was a piece rejected by McSweeney’s. I still think it’s pretty funny, though.
E.M. Forster’s conversation is entertaining, but, as with all books of this sort, I find his take on writing a little odd and counter-intuitive.
I have lived with a mild fear of Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment for most of my adult life.
Doris Kearns-Goodwin’s prizewinning biography of Abraham Lincoln and the members of his cabinet is a monument of research and well-crafted prose.
Jonathan Franzen’s 2011 novel already feels like it came out of a time capsule. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
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The problem with trying to review a book like Law School Confidential is that I won’t know how useful the whole thing was until I go through law school, if … Continue reading
Blue Heaven by Joe Keenan is exactly the sort of novel you might expect a Frasier writer to dream up.
J.D. Salinger is a writer who gets written about so much, we forget how powerful his writing can actually be.
Marilynne Robinson’s exploration of faith, history, and world right in front of us is a powerful novel.