Tag Archives: 2015 Fiction

A Review of Jonathan Franzen’s Purity (by Bethany)

This novel is organized into seven long titled chapters. While it’s been years since I’ve thumbed through The Corrections and Freedom, I think this approach is standard for Franzen. I turned the pages of this novel readily from start to … Continue reading

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A Review of Vendela Vida’s The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty (by Bethany)

I spent last weekend totally engrossed in this book. I don’t even remember turning the pages. Its worldview is microscopic rather than macroscopic – the plot unfolds over approximately 1-2 weeks, and we’re focused throughout on a protagonist about whom … Continue reading

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