Reading List: A Journey Through World Literature

Have you ever contemplated embarking on a reading journey through literature's most celebrated novels?  If you're interested in getting lost in some of the greatest books of all time, then this reading list is for you. The first half of this list comes from the undergrad Lit Department of the San Jose State University and... Continue Reading →

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Review: The Stranger by Albert Camus

The Stranger is a short novel published in 1942 by famous French author Albert Camus.  Camus was born in Algeria in 1913 and became a philosopher, author, and journalist.  He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957. The Stranger was Camus' first novel and Claire Messud writes in A New ‘L’Étranger’ that it is... Continue Reading →

Review: Marta Oulie by Sigrid Undset

Marta Oulie is a novel I chose on Netgalley and was provided to me courtesy of the publisher.  This is an English version of the 1907 Norwegian novel by Nobel Prize winning author Sigrid Undset. “I have been unfaithful to my husband.” Marta Oulie’s opening line scandalized Norwegian readers in 1907. And yet, Sigrid Undset... Continue Reading →

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