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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

D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of WWII
Stephen E. Ambrose
Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad
M.T. Anderson
The Path Between the Seas
David McCullough
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.