Posts tagged ‘novel’

A map of The Cat’s Table

I recently finished reading Michael Ondaatje’s excellent The Cat’s Table. It tells the story of a boy’s journey (ostensibly, but not actually, Ondaatje himself–he’s a notorious…

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I Remember When Maclean’s Was a Serious Magazine

Dan Brown’s new book is “the most anticipated book in decades”? Really? We always had Maclean’s around our house growing up. I remember enjoying the movie…

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Holy Crap, Cormac McCarthy’s “The Road” is Bleak

I recently finished listening to the audiobook version of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road. The Road tells a simple story. A boy and his father walk some…

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