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You know that feeling when you decide to reread a book after many years? You know how you look forward to a comforting, familiar read, perhaps with new insights this time round, but mostly, you want to revel in a familiar story? 267 more words

The Corrections- Jonathan Franzen

My first encounter with Jonathan Franzen started with me confusing him with Joshua Ferris; I had read Ferris’ Then We Came to the End because of its attractive post-it collage cover and was drawn in by the intimate, inner-dialogue type exposition. 483 more words


July 6 Update

Last week I was on vacation, or as someone called it, “staycation.” I was supposed to go out of town to visit family but some things came up that I had to deal with and it ended up to be extremely good for my body and soul. 802 more words

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My Good Read of the Day (07/03/15)

The Corrections  

by Jonathan Franzen

Book Summary Note from Felina Silver Robinson: Author Jonathan Franzen tells the story of a family falling apart at the seams. 105 more words


Book Review: The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

After almost fifty years as a wife and mother, Enid Lambert is ready to have some fun. Unfortunately, her husband, Alfred, is losing his sanity to Parkinson’s disease, and their children have long since flown the family nest to the catastrophes of their own lives.

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The Corrections

  • Last Wednesday, we reported that Edward Modetta set fire to the abandoned Anacin Rice Company building because of auditory hallucinations brought about by paranoid schizophrenia. In reality, however, his act of arson was spurred on by the wyrd voice that whispered, “Put flames of tongue on those pennants” to the ear inside his skull.

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Writing, Art, and the Christian Worldview

This post was written last week.

Last night, after watching an interview with Robert Olen Butler (the 3rd one down by Montgomery College), I had a series of epiphanies, not necessarily in this order: 899 more words

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