Book Reviews

List of book reviews and essays, each by Corey Pung.  Alphabetical by author’s last name.

Amis, Martin: The Pregnant Widow

Auster, Paul: Moon Palace

Bellow, Saul: The Victim, Mr. Sammler’s Planet, Ravelstein

Cain, James M.: Double Indemnity

Chabon, Michael: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Meeting Michael Chabon

Chandler, Charlotte: Nobody’s Perfect

Davis, Francis: Afterglow: A Last Conversation with Pauline Kael.

Dick, Philip K.: Time Out of Joint

Eco, Umberto: The Prague Cemetery,

Fischer, Tibor: The Thought Gang

Gaddis, William: Agape, Agape

Greene, Graham: Doctor Fischer of Geneva, or The Bomb Party

Hitchens, Christopher: Letters to a Young Contrarian

James, Henry: Some general thoughts on James,

Joyce, James: thoughts on Finnegan’s Wake, thoughts on James Joyce

Koontz, Dean: The Bad Place

Kundera, Milan: Life is Elsewhere

Martin, George R. R.: A Clash of Kings, initial thoughts on The Song of Ice & Fire, and review of HBO series.

McCarthy, Tom: Remainder

Moorcock, Michael: The Warlord of the Air

Murdoch, Iris: A Severed Head, Jackson’s Dilemma

Nabokov, Vladimir: The Eye

Pung, Corey: The Madness of Art: Short Stories (my book), and pics for my book.

Pynchon, Thomas: Inherent Vice

Rushdie, Salman: Luka and the Fire of Life

Spark, Muriel: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Tolstoy, Leo: The Death of Ivan Ilych, The Kreutzer Sonata

Voltaire: Candide

Wolfe, Gene: Home Fires

Miscellaneous articles of interest:

A brief guide on improving your reading habits.

a handful of short stories I’d recommend.

Good books you’ve probably never heard of.

An essay about anti-detectives in literature and film. 

An essay on who and what writer’s writers are.

A post about happiness in the art of literature.

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