identity, literature

because they make true observations about human nature

Today my new boss asked me why we are made to read the really depressing stories as part of our education--Steinbeck, Orwell, Melville, Hemingway. Last night I was reading Melville for homework--why else would I read him? I had to read Moby Dick for a class and it turned me off Melville. I swear they… Continue reading because they make true observations about human nature

art, literature, photography, poetry

house of leaves (and other creative endeavors)

I started reading House of Leaves this weekend. I have attempted it before - a quick skim here or there, but the text is so intimidating that it always overwhelmed me, and I couldn't get into it. I read through most of Truant's Introduction on Saturday morning, and today decided to check out the Wiki… Continue reading house of leaves (and other creative endeavors)