The book that started it all. Sven, JD, and of course Tom with his money-loving heart! THE GREAT BRAIN by John D. Fitzgerald
Part journalism, part novel, a moral compass. An enduring historical document. HOMAGE TO CATALONIA by George Orwell
Yellow garters! Shipwreck, cross-dressing, true love. Esp. brought to life by Mark Rylance. TWELFTH NIGHT by Shakespeare.
Poetic page-turner. Rethink what it means to try to understand the trauma of others. UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead
Some 16th century magic. Thanks to HOL for reminding me of this one. “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” by Christopher Marlowe.
Required reading.Better than his nonfiction. A horror story,history lesson, & personal epiphany in one. WHAT IS THE WHAT by Dave Eggers.
How to look at flags, fake wrestling, and most everything else. The bible of semiotics and signifiers. MYTHOLOGIES by Roland Barthes.