A Brief History of the Novel – Part Three

In the glad old days, before the rise of modern morbidities…it used to be thought a disadvantage to be misunderstood. ― G.K. Chesterton In the first two parts of this series, I gave a definition for the novel and traced its origins. We examined its evolution from 980 AD to the late 1800s. And along […]

Freshly Baked Books: Part One – A Review of Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

Starting this month we are branching out from our regular reviews to cover  new books, fresh out of the oven.  We’re taking a chance, just as you do when you read the jacket copy while browsing in your favorite  bookstore. We can’t promise to love every page, every character, but we do promise not to […]