I quoted Kurt Vonnegut in a post from a couple of weeks ago. Here, I’ll just post it again (’cause it’s awesome): “The arts are not a way of making a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, […]Read More Tell about your favorite book, why it is your favorite, and how it has influenced you.
I just finished The Road by Cormac McCarthy. I am quite blown away by it. For a summary of the book check out Good Reads or Amazon. Basically, it is the story of a boy and his father in a post-apocalyptic world, walking along a highway to find a better, safer place. The writing was […]Read More The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Atonement by Ian McEwan rating: 5 of 5 stars One of the best books I have ever read/listened to. I could hardly stop listening. It was absolutely compelling. The ending just completely blew me away.Read More Atonement
The Brothers Grimm: Popular Folk Tales by The Brothers Grimm I have found myself almost obsessed with these stories. I decided to read through these folk-tale and fairy-tale classics because I don’t remember being exposed to the original versions of the stories in my childhood. I absolutely love them. Some of the originals are so […]Read More Brothers Grimm
A couple of weeks ago I read a delightfully funny book called The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry. It had me laughing out loud in the lunchroom and I had to tell all of my co-workers about what was making me laugh so hard. Books like this are few and far between, I believe, and it […]Read More Book Talk Saturday: The Willoughbys