Intense, better than West Side Story. Written by a 16 yr old girl after watching a kid get beat up. THE OUTSIDERS by Susan E. Hinton
Cortazar at his most charming, repressingly banal. Plus, the best short story about dog-sitting. “AT YOUR SERVICE” by Julio Cortazar
Bye-bye freedom & imagination & good conversation. Hello, post-modern capitalism. ONE-DIMENSIONAL MAN by Herbert Marcuse
Based on his 4 daughters & friends;main char brilliantly turned into a badger by Garth Williams. BREAD&JAM FOR FRANCES by Russell Hoban.
Searing. James Baldwin called it “a Biblical study of life in the midst of death”. I KNOW WHY A CAGED BIRD SINGS by Maya Angelou
Deconstruction, signifier, signified, language as always already writing, the instituted trace. OF GRAMMATOLOGY by Jacques Derrida.
The brightest stars in the Glass family. Brooding, funny, strangely helpful books. FRANNY & ZOOEY by J. D. Salinger.