Finding Frances

The feature length finale of the Comedy Central series 'Nathan For You' takes an amazing melancholy turn, when Nathan decides to use the show's resources to find Bill Heath's (the Bill Gates impersonator from previous episodes) long lost love. Though still full of the same comedic flavor that Nathan is famous for, this is a …

Love in the Time of Cholera

This was the story of love between many people over a lifetime. There were so many little nuggets of goodness in this novel that it's hard to give a general idea of why I liked it. I loved the description of Florintino, and found a lot of myself in him. He was also laughable at …

Distant love

Fermina and Florintino have broken it off, and the arc of their romance reminds me of many internet relationships of modern day. The two of them communicated nearly exclusively via letters, even though they lived in the same town. Then when Fermina moved away, they continued their correspondence for several years, eventually agreeing to marry--all …

All kinds of love

I've started listening to this novel, and so far--as the title would imply--it is all about love. The book opens with one character, and we follow from him, to his wife, to his wife's past lover, and I assume we'll keep bouncing around like this, in a sort of meandering way through the past. It's …