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'The Corrections' by Jonathan Franzen

It has taken me a while to read something by Jonathan Franzen, and now that I finally have, I’m not really sure how I feel about him. 699 more words


Green Apple Books (or Why San Francisco Is Going To Bankrupt Me)

I have an obsession with books. I think if I’d had more say in the matter that, when I moved two weeks ago, I would have left all my clothes in Florida and packed suitcases full of books. 59 more words


Food in Fiction: A column, a book, a lot of pretty pictures

The Gabriel Garcia Marquez reference in Dinah Fried’s new book, “Fictitious Dishes: An Album of Literature’s Most Memorable Meals,” might not be the Colombian author’s altogether most memorable dish. 199 more words


Prodigy, corrections and a dangerous obessession with things that are online and not real

When I was an awkward teenager I constantly got lost in books. The novels I read were mostly science fiction. Some of my favorites included series like Ender’s Game by Oscar Scott Card and then Hyperion series by Dan Simmons.  1,068 more words