Summer Reading Challenge


Friday, June 29, 2007

Week 4 - Kelly

I just posted a review of Michael Cunningham's Specimen Days here. I was very impressed by this book. It is very complex and intelligent, but still a great read. I'm also finishing up Flannery O'Connor's A Good Man is Hard to Find for the Southern Reading Challenge. Not sure what my next pick for SRC2 will be. I'm contemplating The Book Thief... Enjoy your weekend reading!

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At June 29, 2007 at 12:26 PM , Blogger soleil said...

i love flannery o'connor! she has such a unique style of storytelling. and her stories are very dark yet humorous as well.
takes me back to my lit crit days in high school.

At July 2, 2007 at 6:45 PM , Blogger Yorick said...

I enjoy Flannery O'Connor, but "A Good Man Is Hard to Find"--that short story was too intense for me. I read it once; I've taught other things by her, but I've never been able to go back and make myself read that one story again.

On a slightly related note, The Book Thief was excellent. I finally just finished it--not because it was bad, but because I read it a bit slower than I migh have.


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