Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God is one of the definitive works of feminist, African-American and twentieth-century literature. The life of Janie Crawford runs rich with the daily struggles and little triumphs of every woman. Even though, in a sense, every story has already been told, it is in the way Janie tells…… Continue reading Their Eyes Were Watching God – Zora Neale Hurston
Viktor Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning is not an easy book for me to review. While it has been a fair number of years since I have been in college, being that this is a psychological work, I have to continue to remind myself that I did not read Frankl’s book with the intention of…… Continue reading Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor Frankl
When I set forth to select books for my reading list, I immediately set upon D. H. Lawrence as the author who wrote a work when he was roughly my age. Instead of settling on the famous (infamous?) Lady Chatterly’s Lover, I focused on Sons and Lovers, although its title gave me a sense of…… Continue reading Sons and Lovers – D.H. Lawrence
Their Eyes Were Watching God – Zora Neale Hurston
Man’s Search for Meaning – Victor E. Frankl March 30 – April 8 A Curious Beginning – Deanna Raybourn April 8- May 25
I have heard Ransom Riggs’ Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children described as the hipster Harry Potter. While reading Miss Peregrine’s I found that I struggle to agree with this statement. Yes, both books are roughly aimed toward the same age group, Rigg’s being recommended for 13-17 and Rowling’s for 9 and up, and they…… Continue reading Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Ransom Riggs
Mary’s reading choice for March-April 2017.