The End of Your Life Book Club

As I wrote in the “About this project” section of the blog, I started reading a lot more after my mother died. She had always been an avid reader of the type of literary classics that end up in leather-bound collectors editions. As a kid I wasn’t too interested in them. But what, more than … Continue reading

What Novels Make You Feel Uneasy on the First Page?

On page 126 of If on a winter’s night a traveler a character obsessed with reading everything she can get her hands on makes this statement: The novels I prefer are those that make you feel uneasy from the very first page. What kind of novels are those? I have to say that the experience … Continue reading