Struggling Marriages

“To her husband she was understanding, even affectionate, though they slept as if there were an agreement between them; not so much as a foot ever touched. There was an agreement, it was marriage.” -James Salter, Light Years I read Light Years by James Salter and Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue for my writingContinue reading “Struggling Marriages”

The Female Persuasion

Faith was one of those people, Greer had started to see, who was seductive to almost everyone. -Meg Wolitzer, The Female Persuasion I read The Female Persuasion out of curiosity. It’s been on a table in the bookstore for a while, and I wanted to know if it was worth recommending. I don’t think itContinue reading “The Female Persuasion”

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”