By: Lewis Carroll Followed by Through the Looking-Glass Fiction 1865 Subject Matter: Fantasy; Sir John Tenniel Rating: 4/5 Fantasy, indeed! Who hasn’t heard of Alice in Wonderland? Yeah. Nobody.
By: E. M. Forster Fiction 1908 Rating: 3.5/5 I have a confession. I read A Room with a View two and a half times before I finally got through it. That’s not to say it’s a bad book. But it… Continue Reading
By: Peter Haining Fiction 1995 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
By: John Steinbeck Fiction 1939 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
By: J. D. Salinger Fiction 1945 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
By: Kurt Vonnegut Fiction 1969 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