Category: Creative Non-Fiction

More Earlier Reads & Light Reviews

The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon The Crying of Lot 49 is an apocalyptic narrative which deals with the thermodynamic concept of entropy. Pynchon prophecies the technological age and the lack of genuine communication/conversation between humans will result in the slowing down… Continue Reading “More Earlier Reads & Light Reviews”

>Review: Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence

>Fast-paced, powerful, and engaging story about one of the trials of the century. Based on a true story, Inherit the Wind tells the tale of two “superstar” lawyers, battling over a schoolteacher’s imprisonment for including Evolution and Darwin’s text in his classroom. The trial… Continue Reading “>Review: Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence”

Reviews: The Earlies, Part 10

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner Very beautiful… very difficult. Ender’s Shadow by Orson Scott Card Unbelievably good sci-book. Probably the best ever. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris One of the funniest books ever. I actually ‘laughed out loud.’… Continue Reading “Reviews: The Earlies, Part 10”

Reviews: The Earlies Part 3

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle Really fun. And interesting. One of the best young-adult fantasy novels, I think. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Not my favorite of Steinbecks work, but considering Steinbeck is an incredible Americcan author, that’s not saying… Continue Reading “Reviews: The Earlies Part 3”

Review: The Earlies Part 2

Freud for Beginners by Richard Appignanesi Doesn’t go into much depth about Freud’s theories, but it is a fun and fast introduction to all the major ideas. Definitely recommended for newcomers, such as myself. I’m a graduate student lterature and was looking for an… Continue Reading “Review: The Earlies Part 2”