Book Review

Lolita, or the Confession of a White Widowed Male

Oh, Lolita! One of the most self-contradictory books I’ve ever read. When talking about Lolita, though, contradiction doesn’t come as a surprise. When this...

Outline by Rachel Cusk

I think that one’s impression of a book depends a lot on the moment of her life when she reads it—the particular time and...

The Motion of Puppets by Keith Donohue

Caution! Review has spoilers and isn’t very positive. People with sensitive nerves should use a sedative 🙂 Starting a new book is like starting a...

Hermann Hesse “Narcissus and Goldmund”

I found this book on the pavement. Twice. Two copies by two different publishing houses with the same fate. That surprised me a little...

Book Of Speculation

Well, to tell you the truth, it was the first modern book with a ‘National Bestseller’ tag I have read. I was, and probably...