On Hubert Selby Jr’s last novel and Robert Bresson’s “Diary of a Country Priest”, two portraits of isolated men who are suffering.
This week, a bleak thriller from the 40s and a literary masterpiece that are both awash in sin.
Sunday Morning! “Colorless Tsukuru Tzaki and his Years of Pilgrimage” by Haruki Murakami and R.I.P. Kim Shattuck
Murukami also reminds one of Kafka or Lynch in that he leaves many of his mysteries open and unexplained. Some will find this frustrating.
A lively trip around the world to compare how different cultures bring out their dead.
I suppose by middle age it’s high time I started with Balzac…
On a posthumous novel by the great writer (and overwriter) from North Carolina.