The New York Times “Books” section featured a review of the life and work of Robert Gottlieb, the accomplished editor and publisher for 60 years at Simon & Schuster, Knopf and The New Yorker. 159 more words
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I’ve read quite a few books since I last posted one of these so I’m only picking a few to write a little about – if you want to see which other books I’ve been reading and how I rated them just go to the little side bar bit >>> and it has a link to my goodreads.com account! 553 more words
“He was going to live forever, or die in the attempt.”
― Joseph Heller, Catch-22
Catch-22, first published in 1953, is a satirical novel set during World War II.592 more words
History did not demand Yossarian’s premature demise, justice could be satisfied without it, progress did not hinge upon it, victory did not depend on it. That men would die was a matter of necessity; which men would die, though, was a matter of circumstance, and Yossarian was willing to be the victim of anything but circumstance.
-Joseph Heller, Catch-22