Book Points

While I'm forcing my way through The Glass Bead Game to make sure I can add a point to my 'books read this year' score, I'm really enjoying the Crimson Petal and the White. I'm two thirds the way through the 900 page monster, and loving every chapter. It calls me back every time I …

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The New York Trilogy, by Paul Auster

I don't read a lot of (or any, really) literary fiction. But I was recommended this book, or, trilogy of novellas, I guess, by a friend and was impressed by its strangeness. It grabbed my attention right from the start by being about a writer who seems to be confusing himself with his characters. Then …