These ‘One Star’ reviews for classic novels will have you Lol’ing
“First of all, the whole thing is almost all dialogue.”
“I found the messages about racism to be quite one-sided.”
When you start and finish a book in one day
Sophie Littlefield on Nadine Gordimer
I’d been planning this post for a while, and had already chosen Nadine Gordimer as my “literary mother” before her death last weekend. I’m not ordinarily a procrastinator, and when I examined my reasons for putting off writing this piece, I realized it was due to a sense of guilt which I have been carrying around for nearly thirty years.
I was encouraged into a “useful” major when I went away to college, despite a childhood spent buried in books. I started writing fiction the day I read my first chapter book (what a revelation, that you could break a story into as many parts as you liked!), but settled for attending lectures by famous authors at the Midwestern university where I majored in Computer Science.
Shank you Sean Connery