novels

Foucault's Pendulum

Foucault's Pendulum

author: Umberto Eco

name: Steev

average rating: 3.82

book published: 1988

rating: 5

read at:

date added: 2010/03/26

shelves: novels

review:

Podkayne of Mars

Podkayne of Mars

author: Robert A. Heinlein

name: Steev

average rating: 3.59

book published: 1963

rating: 3

read at: 1974/01/01

date added: 2010/06/19

shelves: novels

review:
I don't remember much about this book, just that it was the second "adult" book I ever read, after "The Hobbit", when I was I think like 5 or 6 years old. It's about a young girl that travels to Mars if I recall.

The Memory Artists

The Memory Artists

author: Jeffrey Moore

name: Steev

average rating: 3.59

book published: 2004

rating: 4

read at: 2008/01/30

date added: 2011/01/01

shelves: novels

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange

author: Anthony Burgess

name: Steev

average rating: 4.05

book published: 1962

rating: 5

read at: 1987/01/01

date added: 2011/07/07

shelves: novels

review:

Shoplifting from American Apparel

Shoplifting from American Apparel

author: Tao Lin

name: Steev

average rating: 3.18

book published: 2009

rating: 3

read at: 2011/09/21

date added: 2011/09/21

shelves: novels

Shoplifting from American Apparel

Shoplifting from American Apparel

author: Tao Lin

name: Steev

average rating: 3.18

book published: 2009

rating: 3

read at: 2011/09/21

date added: 2011/09/21

shelves: novels

The Memory Artists

The Memory Artists

author: Jeffrey Moore

name: Steev

average rating: 3.66

book published: 2004

rating: 4

read at: 2008/01/30

date added: 2011/01/01

shelves: novels

Freedom

I look forward greatly to reading Jonathan Franzen's new huge novel, "Freedom," his work of the last 9 years, just out this month.  But until that time, here's something about freedom that I love, from David Foster Wallace's own magnum opus, "Infinite Jest", which I'm nearing the end of (well, I still have about 200 pages to go, but on a 1000-page book that's something!). Here, a Quebecois separatist double-agent is speaking to an intelligence agent from the U.S.:

Always with you this freedom! For your walled-up country, always to shout 'Freedom! Read more>>>

Podkayne of Mars

Podkayne of Mars

author: Robert A. Heinlein

name: Steev

average rating: 3.57

book published: 1962

rating: 3

read at: 1974/01/01

date added: 2010/06/19

shelves: novels

review:
I don't remember much about this book, just that it was the second "adult" book I ever read, after "The Hobbit", when I was I think like 5 or 6 years old. It's about a young girl that travels to Mars if I recall.

A Scanner Darkly

A Scanner Darkly

author: Philip K. Dick

name: Steev

average rating: 4.00

book published: 1977

rating: 4

read at: 2009/09/15

date added: 2009/10/17

shelves: novels

review:
As usual, PKD messes with your head in this "what is reality?" and "what is self?" psychodrama.

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