• General Fiction

    Hungry for the classics!

    I am a 150 pages away from finishing Mansfield Park and I’m still hungry for classics. Last semester was not as literary as I would have liked, with all the readings belonging to the 10th to the 15th century. Visiting your blogs, I’ve recently noticed that February is the 200th anniversary of Dickens’ birth and you are all reading one of his works. I feel like doing it too since I only read Great Expectations a while ago (and, to be sincere, I didn’t like it that much). Also, I am re-discovering Jane Austen. I was one of these people who would literally run away from her books after reading…

  • Book sightings

    Book Sightings – January

    Reading some of your blog entries and searching the net, I’ve come across some wonderful and interesting works: Thanks to Short Story Addict, I discovered The Resemblance Between a Violin Case and a Coffin by one of my favourite writers, Tennessee Williams. You can read James’ review here: it is fantastic. I hope I can get to read this short story as soon as I visit my college’s library next week. Also from his blog, I heard about The Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway who I have studied this year. I got to admit I’m not Hemingway’s biggest fan, but this short story sounds interesting, very psychological. I think…