James Reads Books
As a reader, I’m kind of a sucker.
It’s easy to take me by surprise. I didn’t see any of it coming in Gone Girl. 262 more words
5 months ago
This was at least the third time I’ve read The Mayor of Casterbridge. Could be the fourth. I was a big Thomas Hardy fan back in college. 873 more words
6 months, 3 weeks ago
Coffee and Blarney
My wife has been recommending that I read Jeffrey Eugenides’ Middlesex for years – often citing it as one of her top ten favourite books of all time (because winning a Pulitzer isn’t enough for me, apparently). 68 more words
9 months, 1 week ago
Was it okay for Bernadine Evaristo to write this book?
I ask this question in light of the ongoing controversy over cultural appropriation, specifically who has the right to write about whom. 734 more words
10 months ago