100 Greatest Novels: Grapes of Wrath

Moving down the list of the 100 Greatest Novels, I just finished Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck. I’ve read this novel before and I always enjoy it. I’m a huge fun of Steinbeck and this is a favorite of mine. The novel follows a family that loses their farm in Oklahoma during the Great […]

I Want You to Meet Someone

Tuesday afternoon I found out that one of my coworkers died of a heart attack. It was shocking and sudden. He was at work Monday, just as upbeat and jovial as always. He was such an incredible person that I wanted you to know about him. His name was Harold Leblanc and he was a […]

100 Greatest Novels: Catch-22

Reading classic literature, I’ve noticed a few recurring themes and devices in each book. Death, purpose of life, and earthly desires are some frequent themes. What I’ve seen the most in these books are how the author makes the reader feel many contrasting emotions at once: humor at the funeral in Ulysses, pity for the […]