Friday review: The Grapes of Wrath

I just finished it. One of the finest books of the last century. I'm still in a sort of muted shock. The last time I felt this way was when I finished Beloved. It is a book that has something to say and is right to be saying it. The Grapes of Wrath, published way … Continue reading Friday review: The Grapes of Wrath

The best writing of the week goes to…

I'm currently reading three books (I tend to read more than one, it's a filthy habit, I know) and one of them is The Grapes of Wrath. I think it may be unfair to the other two, since the writing is so sublime and the political commentary and the characters are timeless and near perfect. … Continue reading The best writing of the week goes to…