Postwar Classics

“They are stripping from me, she said subvocally — feeling like a fluttering curtain in a very high window, moving up then out over the abyss — they are stripping away, one by one, my men.” Thomas Pynchon, The Crying of Lot 49 Both Franny and Zooey and The Crying of Lot 49 have beenContinue reading “Postwar Classics”

Library Chat: Burner Phone Books 1

Why, Mr. Stevens, why, why, why do you always have to pretend? — Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day Books covered: Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Remains of the Day and John Cheever’s Journals I said that I would focus on writers of color, but this first post will be all about the world’s Favored Demographic. IContinue reading “Library Chat: Burner Phone Books 1”