Monthly Archives: November 2012

Emma Bovary: The Original Desperate Housewife (by Jill)

I finished Madame Bovary a little over a week ago but I waited a few days to start my post about it and then it’s taken a few days to finish it.  I blame the World Series and Hurricane Sandy.  … Continue reading

Posted in AP English - 18 Years Later, Fiction - general, Fiction - literary, Gustave Flaubert, Reviews by Jill | 1 Comment

Anitober Continues (finally) with Yann Martel’s Life of Pi (by Jill)

Anita recommended this book to me years and years ago, probably shortly after it came out in 2001.  There were multiple reasons why I ignored her for a while.  First, the story seemed dumb.  A boy on a lifeboat with … Continue reading

Posted in Anitober, Authors, Fiction - general, Fiction - Important Award Winners, Fiction - literary, Reviews by Jill, Yann Martel | 7 Comments