December Reading Challenge: Swimming Home

Tom McCarthy wrote an insightful introduction to Deborah Levy's novel, Swimming Home, in 2011. In it he says that Levy's "fiction seemed less concerned about the stories it narrated than about the interzone (to borrow Burrough's term) it set up in which desire and speculation, fantasy and symbols circulated." This is the first  time I'm learning about William … Continue reading December Reading Challenge: Swimming Home

December Reading Challenge: An Introduction

Well, here we are. The last month of the year, and Goodreads won't stop pestering me about finishing my reading goal that I barely remember setting earlier in 2016. Because of this pestering (I use this word adoringly), and because I didn't restrain myself in the library, this month I am setting out to read … Continue reading December Reading Challenge: An Introduction