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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 Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor
John Barth
Chicago Poems
Carl Sandburg
Chekhov Four Plays
Anton Chekhov, David Magarshack
The Gay Science: with a Prelude in Rhymes and an Appendix of Songs
Walter Kaufmann, Friedrich Nietzsche
A Kierkegaard Anthology
Robert W. Bretall

The Unhappy Couple

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? - Edward Albee

Is Martha a great role for a woman actor? Well, I guess, if you want to play a shitty, messed-up shrew. I never thought Albee was very kind to her character.

 

But, of course, George is no better. 

 

It's funny how their negative energy lifts them off of the page (and stage) - you wouldn't think it could do that so effectively.

 

-cg