lindsay

I'm 34, and I'm in northwest Louisiana. I work in a library, am married, and have two cats and quite possibly the cutest black lab ever. I am also a staunch believer in the Oxford comma. I like to read books, cook, and occasionally play one of the various Zelda incarnations.

DeLillo Binge, parts 2 and 3

DeLillo Binge, parts 2 and 3

So. Remember when I talked about going on a DeLillo binge? Well, that’s what happened. I finished Point Omega and couldn’t stop. And I still can’t stop. I went to Marshall, TX, last weekend and bought a lightly-used copy of Falling...

Spring Break and Don Delillo

Spring Break and Don Delillo

My favorite thing about Spring Break is that it’s a little glimpse of the more substantial vacation just four or five torturous weeks away. It gives me some much-needed time to lie on the sofa or sit at a coffee shop, my legs propped up, and...

A couple of notes on Faulkner’s Sanctuary

A couple of notes on Faulkner’s Sanctuary

Before (and shortly after) I started reading Sanctuary, I had a lot to say about it. I’d heard it was very unlike the rest of Faulkner’s work, and I knew about the rape part. I was expecting quite the scene, but it’s not there, and...

A few things about Haruki Murakami

A few things about Haruki Murakami

I just read Pinball, 1973, by my very favorite author, Haruki Murakami. It was the first book I read on my super-cool new Kindle. If you search the name on Google, followed by pdf, you’ll find a long list of files to download because...

Martin Amis is fantastic, too.

Martin Amis is fantastic, too.

About a week ago, I declared my love for Philip Roth. Now, he is not alone. Because Martin Amis is fantastic, too. I’m terrible about remembering books I’ve read, even just a couple months after I’ve read them. I figure this might...

Why I’m in love with Philip Roth

Why I’m in love with Philip Roth

So, you say, maybe you shouldn’t declare your love for an author when you’ve only read one of his books. And maybe I shouldn’t. But I am. And here, in a series of quotes, is why. I sure as hell hope my mother doesn’t read...

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