Monthly Archives: February 2013

On Reading…

When I asked a young acquaintance who had been an English major what she was reading, she replied: “You mean linear reading? Like when you read a book from start to finish?” This quote comes from an article Jonathan Franzen … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Eugenides’ Delightful and Unexpected

I have to admit that I thought the author of The Virgin Suicides would be a serious kind of guy, maybe a pipe-smoker, wearing an old corduroy jacket with oval-shaped suede pathces on the elbows. ┬áBut Jeffrey Eugenides was none … Continue reading

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