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

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