Yes, I will commit to reading Ulysses, spurred on by people I know who genuinely love this book. I’ve dodged it for years, but today is the day.
How much do I love Amor Towles’s A Gentleman in Moscow? Very, very much. And they’re making a movie–Kenneth Branagh plays the Count!
Here’s a link to an article about which books authors of scary books found most frightening. I would also suggest The Search for Joseph Tully by William H. Hallahan.
By Fred Van Lente. A take on Agatha Christie’s And Then There None in which all the characters are stand-up comedians. This was a good idea. The map of the estate includes a bouncy house.
But I probably will. This is a collection of essays by Mark Dery on “American Dread, American Dreams.” Super-sharp and funny. It’s about ten years old and it’s interesting to see how it holds up.
- Los Angeles
- Rap stars in Los Angeles
Nevertheless, Joe Ide’s book IQ covers both. I love the sadness at the heart of this book. Looking forward to the sequel, Righteous.
Jincy Willett. Sequel to The Writing Class, a book I loved so much, I will never shut up about it.
All together now: How dangerous are they?
Extremely good short stories by Roxane Gay
From now on, I’ll let you know what I’m reading, which I do mostly on the train. Look for me on the subway, I’ll be the one avoiding eye contact.