Umberto Eco: The Name of the Rose
To honor the late Umberto Eco, we are going to read The Name of the Rose.
Laszlo Krasznahorkai: The Melancholy of Resistance
Pervasive tension, winding sentences, doom and wonder blending together into an intricate and poetic narrative about a mysterious circus whose entire traveling show... Learn more
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
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