New York Times: What books are you embarrassed not to have read yet? Daniel Handler: I haven’t read any Proust. It’s mortifying. There are episodes of “The Golden Girls” I’ve seen a dozen times, and I haven’t cracked open Proust. I’m trying to start a Dive Bar Proust Club, where we meet regularly at dive bars to discuss Proust, but the people I invite keep asking, “Do we have to meet at dive bars?” or “Do we have to read Proust?” NYTimes.com…
Book Review: ‘The Casual Vacancy’ by J. K. Rowling
Currently reading this. This is the first 'adult' novel written by Harry Potter author JK Rowling. So far, I´m enjoying, although it's quite a switch from the magical world she spent the last decade writing about.
In recounting the story of one woman's death and her burial from multiple points of view, this short, fierce book helped remake the modern novel and influenced generations of writers to come. –MK - ELLEDecor.com
‘Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald,’ by Therese Anne Fowler