An American Tragedy by Theodore Drieser

And now, An American Tragedy in quotes and comments.For the necessity of thought had been obviated by advice and law... her religious notions, not being grounded on any conviction or temperamental bias of her own, were not likely to withstand the shock [of being challenged].Esta, raised by religious, conservative parents with strict rules, didn't know what to do when real … Continue reading An American Tragedy by Theodore Drieser

The Tale of Despereaux: A Book Report of Sorts

Yesterday during the commercials of House Hunters International and Criminal Minds and then in Keagan's future big-boy bed at midnight, I read The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo. Reading this book, just another on my 100 Greatest List, reminded … Continue reading The Tale of Despereaux: A Book Report of Sorts