TBD, las vegas, NV
Do you believe this has a lower rating on Goodreads than Shit My Dad Says? Yeah, me neither. Drinks, discussions, and quick reads. This is Flash Friday. Bartleby the Scrivener
by Herman Melville
Academics hail it as the beginning of modernism, but to readers around the world—even those daunted by Moby-Dick—Bartleby the Scrivener is simply one of the most absorbing and moving novellas ever. Set in the mid-19th century on New York City’s Wall Street, it was also, perhaps, Herman Melville's most prescient story: what if a young man caught up in the rat race of commerce finally just said, "I would prefer not to"?