‘That nigger going down the street’, said Dr Hasselbacher standing in the Wonder Bar, ‘he remind me of you, Mr Wormold.’
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It is always easier to read an autobiography if one has read substantial work of a novelist – traces of his own life and personality always seep into his books so one is quite familiar with the material and does not get many curve balls.
Today’s song is Graham Greene by John Cale. After leaving the Velvet Underground, Cale demonstrated the breadth of his talents on his first few outings, ranging from smart, off-kilter pop to avant rock to smartly minimalist instrumentals. 117 more words
The Penguin Classics Edition has John Updike provide a great introduction to the novel. To digress a little (a little early as well), Updike provides wonderful introductions, although all I’ve read were those of Franz Kafka’s short stories, Walden and F. 467 more words