Tag Archives: don delillo

August 12

May We Be Forgiven – A.M. Homes and the post modern ‘after’. (book review)

In a rather broad brush stroke of a statement, one of the problems I have with books written by women is the reluctance to expand into universal themes, or send their novel to the far corners of the universe in its scope. I say this is a broad brush stroke of a statement, because it’s […]

Cosmopolis – A film and a book.

“Your genius and your animus have always ben fully linked,” she said. “Your mind thrives on ill will toward others. So does your body, I think. Bad blood makes for long life.  He was a rival in some sense, yes? He was physically strong perhaps.  He had a large personality. Filthy rich this chap. Women […]

The Corrections: Jonathan Franzen – Post Modern Characterization as promised.

The Madness of an autumn prairie cold front coming through.  You could feel it: something terrible was going to happen. The sun low in the sky, a minor light, a cooling star. Gust after gust of disorder.  Trees restless, temperatures falling, the whole northern religion of things coming to an end. NO children in the […]