By: Ben Lerner Fiction 2011 Subject Matter: Poets; Americans; Spain; Self-realization; Art and literature; Madrid Rating: 4/5 On the surface, Leaving the Atocha Station is everything I typically hate: it’s a semi-autobiographical novel written by a poet about a whiny… Continue Reading
By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon The Cemetery of Forgotten Books Book 1 2001 Fiction Rating: 3.5/5 Have you heard of The Shadow of the Wind?
By: Ray Bradbury 1953 Fiction Rating: 4.5/5 Wow. Fahrenheit 451 is another one of those books that I can’t believe I haven’t read before now. Boy, was I missing out.
Leave the great world, let it run riot, And let us stay where it is quiet. It’s something that has long been done, To fashion little worlds within the bigger one. —Goethe’s Faust translated by Walter Kaufmann