Musings of an enthusiastic reader.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Neuromancer by William Gibson
I first read William Gibson's Neuromancer sometime during the 1980s, a few years after its 1984 publication. This book is considere...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe
T he Mysteries of Udolpho , by Ann Radcliffe, was written in 1794. However, the book is set in the late seventeenth century. This novel ...
Sunday, October 1, 2017
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
Ethan Frome , a novella written by Edith Wharton, was first published in 1911. The title character of the story is a young farmer and lumbe...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
George III by Christopher Hibbert
George III by Christopher Hibbert is a comprehensive biography of the British king. This book delves into the personal, social and politi...
Sunday, September 10, 2017
Don Quixote and Carl Sagan's Pale Blue Dot
I read the Edith Grossman translation o f Don Quixote . Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote is full of brilliant passages....
Friday, September 1, 2017
Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
I read the Edith Grossman translation of this work. The Ingenious Nobleman Mister Quixote of La Mancha , better known as Don Quix...
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