Monthly Archives: March 2012

“Flowers for Algernon” by Daniel Keyes

My book club recently read “Flowers for Algernon” and while I am CERTAIN I read it in high school, I enjoyed it as though I were reading it for the very first time.  It felt like I WAS reading it for the … Continue reading

Posted in book clubs, books | Tagged , | 7 Comments

I was wrong about “Freedom” by Jonathan Franzen

I hate to admit it, but I was wrong about this novel.  I was in good company and a lot of my friends agreed that although we all looked forward to reading Franzen’s 4th novel, we lost our love for … Continue reading

Posted in book clubs, Freedom, Jonathan Franzen, reading | 2 Comments

“The Marriage Plot” by Jeffrey Eugenides

I don’t know why I liked this one, but I did.  I guess it’s because it had some interesting characters, good descriptions of college life in the 80’s and a unique ending. This is a novel that was published in … Continue reading

Posted in books, Jeffrey Eugenides, reading, The Marriage Plot | 2 Comments