The best thing I can say about the good luck this book brought me is that I didn't develop my current illness until after reading it and moving on to another.
Reviews of books and other forms of literature
The marketing attached to Ian Spiegelman’s first novel, Everyone’s Burning, is a masterpiece in this genre of the subtle sell.
Castleman's writing bears the indelible stamp of being the work of an outsider; his stories and prose are the words of a loner.
Ernie Baxter begins with the death of the eponymous character, a small-time stand up comedian from the Midwest, who watches and narrates from heaven as his friends and family cope with his passing.
Kierkegaard, the father of existentialism, says that we realize not peace but only anguish.
Unlike many writers who oozed existential philosophy from every drop of ink that bled on their manuscripts, Jean-Paul Sartre does not shy from submitting a definition of existentialism.
What unified Baldwin's vision and made him unique were his great intelligence and his great passion; they informed, reflected, and expressed each other.
Aristotle provided a couple of insights that are useful in understanding certain trends in contemporary American fiction.
Coupland's serfs make an idiomatic institution out of "not having a life" by voluntarily "denarrating" themselves.