Category Archives: 1001 Books.

Reviews of books I’ve read.

Moby Dick was a pretty big splash.

I bought an old copy of Moby Dick from a used bookstore a couple weeks ago, and finally finished it; right as the book was about to fall apart. I admit, that as a literary scholar it’s shameful that it

Moby Dick was a pretty big splash.

I bought an old copy of Moby Dick from a used bookstore a couple weeks ago, and finally finished it; right as the book was about to fall apart. I admit, that as a literary scholar it’s shameful that it

Never Let Me Go made me suspicious of organ transplants.

This is the first book listed on the 1001 books I must read before I die, and I did indeed actually read it several months ago. And it was incredibly good. But alas, I was foiled over and over again

Never Let Me Go made me suspicious of organ transplants.

This is the first book listed on the 1001 books I must read before I die, and I did indeed actually read it several months ago. And it was incredibly good. But alas, I was foiled over and over again

The Sun Also Rises, and why I sometimes hate the internet.

Hemmingway is one of those people that you hear about constantly in literature, and soon enough he becomes so buried in our memories that it’s like we have already read each and every single one of his works, even though

The Sun Also Rises, and why I sometimes hate the internet.

Hemmingway is one of those people that you hear about constantly in literature, and soon enough he becomes so buried in our memories that it’s like we have already read each and every single one of his works, even though

The Shining made me detest lawn topiaries.

I mean, it’s no question that Stephen King is a master of horror and thriller fiction. Perhaps of all time, next to the great masters such as Poe, Richard Matheson, and even HP Lovecraft. Even without reading anything written by

The Shining made me detest lawn topiaries.

I mean, it’s no question that Stephen King is a master of horror and thriller fiction. Perhaps of all time, next to the great masters such as Poe, Richard Matheson, and even HP Lovecraft. Even without reading anything written by

State of Wonder: I wonder where the communication went?

For those of you who know, I’ve been recently trying to get through all the books on the list of the Tournament of Books in time for the March Madness session of brackets and criticism that is the nectar of

State of Wonder: I wonder where the communication went?

For those of you who know, I’ve been recently trying to get through all the books on the list of the Tournament of Books in time for the March Madness session of brackets and criticism that is the nectar of

If On a Winter’s Night a Travelor, and 3rd Person Narration.

When I first started reading the first chapter of If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler, I had to go back to the first page of the chapter, to make sure that I was reading the book, and not the

If On a Winter’s Night a Travelor, and 3rd Person Narration.

When I first started reading the first chapter of If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler, I had to go back to the first page of the chapter, to make sure that I was reading the book, and not the

The Shack and Show vs. Tell

You’ve probably never heard of it, but where I come from, the novel The Shack by William P. Young is super popular. In fact, ever since it’s publication in 2007 countless people have told me to read it. (that being

The Shack and Show vs. Tell

You’ve probably never heard of it, but where I come from, the novel The Shack by William P. Young is super popular. In fact, ever since it’s publication in 2007 countless people have told me to read it. (that being