Archive Of Month: August 2012

Books: “Stoner” by John Williams

The New York Times Book Review last Sunday ran a q & a with the editors of the Norton Anthology, that brick of a book we all lugged around during high school and college. This was the last question: Why study literature? M.H. Abrams: Ha — Why live? Life without literature is a life reduced


Books: Reading Pythonga, Part 2

My husband’s family have been members at Pythonga since the early 70′s. Every year I invariably pack more books than clothes and still can manage to run out of things to read! You have to have the “boat book”, something if it gets wet, no big deal. Then the “porch book” and “beach book” and