Reluctant Fundamentalist, On Chesil Beach, Evolution for Everyone, Watchmen and The Way of the World.

On the way to and from Allentown, PA in early March, Ramona and I listened to the unabridged recording of The Reluctant Fundamentalist. I was glad we listened to it, because I enjoyed hearing the frustration in the narrator’s voice. The title is a play on words, or at least a play on expectations. This […]

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Slow death in Spanish

From last December through this February, I only read Spanish. I started a few novels and a few political volumes, but I actually finished (and enjoyed!) this novel by Guillermo Martinez from Argentina. La Muerte Lenta de Luciana B. is a very creepy psychological thriller. I read it in Quito, while Ramona and I were […]

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