A Thousand Flappers and Hobbledehoys

not merely superfluous, but ridiculous

Room — Review

this post was originally published on my Goodreads account. Major spoilers for this book follow. This book is divided into four parts. I got to the end of part 2 … Continue reading

23 May 2016 · Leave a comment

On Beauty — Review

this post was originally published on my Goodreads account. A novel that starts out as a typical campus comedy with all the familiar elements–the white, older, blocked humanities professor, his … Continue reading

15 May 2016 · Leave a comment

Straight Man — Review

this post was originally published on my Goodreads account. Another comedy covering a few eventful days in the generally uneventful life of a writing professor, Richard Russo’s Straight Man benefits … Continue reading

15 May 2016 · Leave a comment

Wonder Boys — Review

this post was originally published on my Goodreads account. About midway through Wonder Boys, pot-addled writer and professor Grady Tripp is at Seder dinner with his in-laws (who don’t know … Continue reading

14 May 2016 · Leave a comment
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