Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Box, By Gunter Gras

Obviously, translations lose much. Nuances of meaning, puns and cultural references are inevitably flushed away when a book is translated from one language to another. The Box was originally written in German. The action is described in a series of … Continue reading

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Maybe This Time ~ By Jennifer Cruisie

I used to turn my nose up at those books marked Best Sellers, as they were almost universally not written for intellectuals; and I definitely was not going to consider myself anything less than an intellectual. There are other writers … Continue reading

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