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Carissa Green Reads

I read widely from many genres. Perhaps this blog will feature fewer ratings and reviews, but I certainly intend to write about my reading life - it's the subject I most find myself wanting to talk about.

Currently reading

The Selected Poems of Donald Hall
Donald Hall
The Gay Science: with a Prelude in Rhymes and an Appendix of Songs
Walter Kaufmann, Friedrich Nietzsche
A Kierkegaard Anthology
Robert W. Bretall
The Guns of August
Barbara W. Tuchman

Filling the Gaps: Nabokov's Pale Fire

Pale Fire - Vladimir Nabokov

Every summer, I try to fill at least one hole in my literary life. This year, it was my first Nabokov. I chose "Pale Fire." I finished it this morning.

 

What the heck did I just read?

 

No, don't tell me. Let me enjoy the meta-crazy for a while . . .

 

-cg