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I began this book because of a Creative Writing Class taught by one of my favorite professors at Rollins, Dr. Aufhammer.
In the class, Dr. Aufhammer gave us a list of his favorite books from his lifetime of reading. 317 more words
If you’ve read Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, you’ll know there isn’t a particularly happy ending – at best, it’s…ominous. The narrator, who has some form of mental illness, as we discover through the text (my guess is schizophrenia – it haunts the brightest and the best, although it doesn’t discriminate, and, as a merely mediocre landlord to the beast, I could see certain similarities – the book was clearly either well-researched, or, more likely, written from personal experience.) 224 more words
In “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,” a road trip (taken on a motorcycle, of course) is used to explore life. It’s hard to really describe the appeal of this book, but I have to say that it’s one of my favorites when it comes to exploring some of the deeper aspects of life. 159 more words