art, language, literature

Thoughts on Roth’s American Pastoral

The first time I read Philip Roth's American Pastoral, I had nothing but criticism for it. I'll try to set the stage for my first reading. It was my early undergraduate days about 10 years ago. I had had a fairly sheltered childhood. I grew up in a highly apolitical house. At that point, I… Continue reading Thoughts on Roth’s American Pastoral

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art, literature

Thoughts on William Gibson’s Pattern Recognition

If you couldn't tell, I've been trying hard to get a post out every Wednesday. I also haven't done any book reviews in a long, long time. This is because I've been trying to keep everything organized on goodreads, so when I finish a book I write a quick review and give it a rating… Continue reading Thoughts on William Gibson’s Pattern Recognition