Top Ten Tuesday: My All-Time Favorite Authors

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic, as set forth by the crew at The Broke and the Bookish, is “all-time favorite authors.” Since I have, until very recently, been a book fan more than an author fan — meaning I tended not to develop loyalties to particular authors, but to specific books instead — this prompt […]

Thoughts on “Blindness” by José Saramago

Blindness by José Saramago was a pick for my IRL book group a few months back. About the Book: In an unnamed country, an epidemic begins: As he waits at a stoplight, a man is struck blind. Faster than it can be combated, the white blindness spreads. How can it be contained? How can it […]

Thoughts on “Death with Interruptions” by Jose Saramago

I’d wanted to read Death with Interruptions by Jose Saramago ever since I heard about the premise a few years ago. When I found a used copy on the Half Price Books clearance shelves, I snatched it up. About the Book: “The following day, no one died.” (p.1) Thus begins Death with Interruptions, written by […]