Our May book was The grass is singing by Doris Lessing. It’s the story of Dick Turner, a farmer scratching an existence from farming in Rhodesia. 176 more words
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During that period of three months when I wrote reviews, reading ten or more books a week, I made a discovery: that the interest with which I read these books had nothing to do with what I feel when I read-let’s say—Thomas Mann, the last of the writers in the old sense, who used the novel for philosophical statements about life.