(We're hearing from a lot of old friends this week! Here's Bill Ectric on an unusual and little-known classic that recently caught his fancy. -- Levi)
Alchemy, schizophrenia, witchcraft, and religious fanaticism, all leavened with a knowing wink of humor, The Inferno, by Swedish author August Strindberg is an early example of the “unreliable narrator” literary device, in which the reader learns that the storyteller is seeing things from a distorted perspective.
Get ready to hear these a lot on the cable news next month: Republican Minority Leader John Boehner issued his members their August Recess Talking Points. They're a little familiar, and a lot dishonest. First: health care. Boehner g... Read Post
Matthew McConaughey gets in some quality father-son time with Levi on Friday afternoon (August 28) on a beach in Malibu, Calif. Matthew was seen taking a quick jog around the beach with Levi, who turned 1 last month. Levi’s model mo... Read Post
The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Jan Wallentin's Strindberg's Star. This book isn't an example of everything that's wrong with publishing, but it is an example of one particular area where they go drea... Read Post