Daily Archives: August 23, 2015

The Illuminations

The Illuminations by Andrew O’Hagan 2014 / 305 pages rating – 8 / contemp. fiction Typical contemporary fiction with the frame in today’s world and the interior story (at least one of them) far enough in the past to consider … Continue reading

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A Little Life

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara 2015/ 734 pages Booker nominee Rating –9  (reduced .5 due to the emotional manipulation I felt as it ended).  Malcolm, JB, Wilhem, and Jude have been buddies since college days in the 1970s (I … Continue reading

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