Tagged with Thomas Pynchon

Recommended Reading for Writers: Candide

Candide, in the literary world, is an anomaly.  It’s a headache I’m sure for librarians and people who work at book stores.  It’s a book of fiction by a famous philosopher, so it seems people never know exactly where to place it.  With other philosophers/writers, the distinction between works is more clear, for example, with … Continue reading

Good books you’ve probably never heard of.

If you consider yourself a hardened bibliophile (lover of books), then you should know you’ll have to go further than your nearest giant book superstore to find some of the more interesting stuff out there.  These giant chain stores might look daunting and impressive, but in the larger scheme, they really contain only a small … Continue reading