Featured MeetupPervasive tension, winding sentences, doom and wonder blending together into an intricate and poetic narrative about a mysterious circus whose entire traveling show consists of an exhibit of the largest dead whale in the world. Hailed as the 'return of the Leviathan,' Krasznahorkai's novel is best described as bizarre, sinister, humorous,... Learn more
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Robert Walser: Jakob von Gunten
Written at the turn of the last century, Jakob von Gunten is one of the undisputed masterpieces of modernist literature. Oscillating between ambiguity, frankness, irony... Learn more
Thomas Hardy - "Tess of the d'Urbervilles"
Tess, a classically Aristotelian tragedy in novel form, tells the story of a naïve young woman whose love and life are lost after she is seduced/raped (Hardy's unclarity... Learn more
A Nice Pair: James Joyce & Henry James
For the next installment in our "A Nice Pair" themed meetups, we will be pairing two titans of literature - James Joyce and Henry James, Jr. We will start with "Roderick... Learn more
DeLillo - "White Noise"
Don DeLillo is an American novelist, playwright, and essayist. He started writing short stories in the 1960's and has written approximately 17 novels to date. ... Learn more
The Poetry of E.E. Cummings
As I've threatened from time to time to post a meeting on Cummings, I finally feel that I can't put it off. Let's get together, read aloud, and share our thoughts. There... Learn more
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