Reading The Human Stain


There’s often a moment in a good book that stands out and becomes imprinted in our mind. It’s a moment that never dies, that feels alive, despite it being fiction, and it happens over again, every time someone picks up the book to read it for the first time. Moments like Mrs. Dalloway’s pause comes to mind, Captain Wentworth’s letter to Anne Eliot and practically everything Remedios the beauty does in One Hundred Years of Solitude. CONTINUE READING...

Reading A passage to india


Lost in the world of E.M. Forster while reading A Passage to India.

Let’s go to India darling. Let’s drink tea in the shadow of elephants and hear our voices reverberate in the Marabar Caves. Let us hush darling, come, come, so we can allow the quiet world of Forster to unfold. CONTINUE READING...

Being the French lieutenant’s woman

the french lieutenant's womanHave you ever met a woman like John Fowles’s the French Lieutenant’s woman? More importantly darling, have you ever been a woman like the French Lieutenant’s woman?

You know the type — the one who talks with loneliness in her eyes and walks with melancholia trailing behind. CONTINUE READING...