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…

Beautiful Book Beginnings

I love it when books start off by caressing your reading muscles. Some books just start off feeling right, like you have slipped into a warm bath. Here are three examples (feel free to disagree, that's what the comments are for). The first one is from John Steinbeck's epic The Grapes of Wrath. I new… Continue reading Beautiful Book Beginnings