10 Followers
19 Following
janeg

janeg

Currently reading

Learn Raspberry Pi with Linux
David Hows, Peter Membrey
A Common Faith (The Terry Lectures Series)
John Dewey
The Gate Behind the Wall
Samuel C. Heilman
Modernity: An Introduction to Modern Societies
Don Hubert, Kenneth Thompson, David Held, Stuart Hall
Lectures on Russian Literature
Vladimir Nabokov, Владимир Набоков
The Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today
Kevin Bales;Ron Soodalter
In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower
Marcel Proust, Christopher Prendergast, James Grieve
Love
Jean Stewart, B.C.J.G. Knight, Suzanne Sale, Gilbert Sale, Stendhal
Atlas of the Roman World
John Matthews, Tim J. Cornell
Lord Jim
Joseph Conrad
La peau de chagrin - Honoré de Balzac "you are as boring as an amendment being developed!"
Amazing.
Perhaps qualitatively more akin to a prolonged soliloquy, a logorrhea, but also a quintessential "roman" for it's beauty of language and observation of fantasies, and no less a "comédie" for its exposition of the human nature.