Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

By: Lewis Carroll Followed by Through the Looking-Glass 1865 Fiction Subject Matter: Fantasy;┬áSir John Tenniel Rating: 4/5 Fantasy, indeed! Who hasn’t heard of Alice in Wonderland? Yeah. Nobody.

Great Irish Humor

By: Peter Haining 1995 Fiction Rating: 3/5   Great Irish Humor is a collection of 35 “comic” short stories written by – you guessed it – Irish authors. I put comic in quotations because it’s not always comedy in the… Continue Reading

The Grapes of Wrath

By: John Steinbeck 1939 Fiction Subject Matter: Migrant agricultural laborers; Rural families; Depressions; Labor camps; California; Oklahoma; Domestic fiction; Political fiction Rating: 4/5 Well. I’m not to sure what to say about this one. The Grapes of Wrath wasn’t at… Continue Reading

The Catcher in the Rye

By: J. D. Salinger 1945 Fiction Rating: 5/5 How have I never read The Catcher in the Rye before now? I’m a little bitter that I missed out on this book for so long. I’m blown away by it. Who… Continue Reading

Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children’s Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death

By: Kurt Vonnegut 1969 Fiction Rating: 4.5/5 Of course, Slaughterhouse-Five is a classic. Even if you haven’t read it, odds are you’ve heard of it. And it’s a classic for a reason. Vonnegut is a genius, and this book is… Continue Reading