Only five days left to enter the goodreads giveaway. You will be entered to win a free autographed copy of Native Moments. Enter here. Also, still looking for reviewers. Read it before it becomes available. I’ll send you a PDF file in exchange for an honest review on Amazon or Goodreads or both. Just email me at Nic.Schuck@gmail.com and I’ll get back to you. Native … Continue reading 5 Days Left!!!
Hemingway said, “All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn. American writing comes from that. There was nothing before.” Melville was before that, but you could arguing although Melville was American what he was doing wasn’t really American writing. It was more English than American, right? American writing is the terse, hard sentences. The absence of adjectives. Melville used … Continue reading Who is the next heavyweight of American Literature?
On this day in 1962 an alright dude was born. I never met him, so I can only assume by his writing that he was an alright dude. But to write as he did, he had to be alright. Here is a great profile of David Foster Wallace written by Bill Katovsky published in McSweeney’s http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/david-foster-wallace-a-profile Continue reading Happy Birthday DFW
After Philip Roth’s My Life as a Man, a heart breaking tale of a writer’s marriage, I quickly began Alex Garland’s The Tesseract. I was excited about The Tesseract because years ago I thouroughly enjoyed Garland’s debut novel The Beach. However, two weeks later I was still only 60 pages in. It was a struggle to get that far. I’m one of those readers that … Continue reading Currently Reading
This could be fun… !! Source: 2016 Reading Challenge Continue reading 2016 Reading Challenge
I’m about 200 pages into this book and those pages were a struggle. I’ve wanted to quit a few times, but once I start a book, I have this weird rule that I must finish it. I’ve invested time into it and if I quit now it would be time wasted. John Kennedy Toole’s biography is what attracted me to the book. I was intrigued … Continue reading Currently Reading: A Confederacy Of Dunces