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Hot Reads: Climates, Nature Wars, She Loves Me Not, The Amistad Rebellion, Selected Letters of William Styron
This week I found a “manic pixie dream girl” in a 1928 French novel, tried to get in the head of Walter Berglund, and learned that William Styron called Dorothy Parker “my little crumpet.” Full reviews here.
The resolution of this novel is extremely abrupt and unresolved. It’s almost feels like Franzen said “Welp, six hundred pages are enough I should probably just cut it off here.” But, I suppose it’s obvious how things will play themselves out between Patty and Walter-just as they always did. 490 more words
I aim for no responsibility or reportage in this posting, I just wanna shoot from the hip, and say why I just cannot put this book down. 763 more words
Award-winning author Jonathan Franzen talks to Metro about the horrors of success and the vital role of the novel in today’s virtual world.
Poor Jonathan Franzen. 800 more words