Musings of an enthusiastic reader.
Saturday, December 8, 2018
J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
I have finally read J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. One can say that I am late to the party on this one. Ho...
Monday, November 26, 2018
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao b y Junot Díaz was written in 2007. It won the Pulitzer prize for fiction and numerous other awar...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
I Am A Strange Loop by Douglas R. Hofstadter
I am A Strange Loop by Douglas R. Hofstadter was written in 2008 and is the author’s follow up to Gödel, Escher, Bach, also known as GEB. ...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Gödel, Escher, Bach by Douglas R. Hofstadter
Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid, also known as GEB, by Douglas R. Hofstadter was the most challenging nonfiction book tha...
Friday, October 19, 2018
Goodreads and Bookish Memories
There are a lot of very good things about Goodreads. In this entry I want to talk a little about entering books read in the past on one’s ...
Monday, October 8, 2018
The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy
The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy was first published in 1878. The story takes place in the fictional Egdon Heath, a picturesque ar...
Friday, September 28, 2018
Independence Lost by Kathleen DuVal
Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution by Kathleen DuVal was first published in 2016. The author is a professor o...
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