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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 Luminaries
Eleanor Catton
Three Sisters, Three Queens (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels)
Philippa Gregory
A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry
Czesław Miłosz
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 . . .