Book Review: Blood Meridian Or The Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy

BloodMeridian

“This is the nature of war, whose stake is at once the game and the authority and the justification. Seen so, war is the truest form of divination. It is the testing of one’s will and the will of another within that larger will which because it binds them is therefore forced to select. War … Continue reading

Book Love: The 5th

BookLove

Over the course of my relationship with Rhena, she has given me three books and it all began during our 3rd year when she started giving me books. The first was Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ autobiography Living to Tell the Tale; then Ernest Hemingway’s biography, Hemingway’s Boat, written by Paul Hendrickson; and then, lastly, Albert Camus’ Exile and the Kingdom. As a … Continue reading

Essential Reading: February 2013

Essential-Reading

This month’s theme, which is books about love, may be very predictable (owing to the fact that it’s Valentine’s month) but I still wanted to do it. Love is a universal subject and it is something that I like reading about (to be fair, I like reading about anything as long as it is well-written). … Continue reading