Book Review: East of Eden

Title: East of Eden Author: John Steinbeck Link: Summary A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authors A Penguin Classic  In his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden “the first book,” and indeed it has the primordial power and simplicity of myth. Set inContinue reading “Book Review: East of Eden”

Book Review: American Psycho

Title: American Psycho Author: Bret Easton Ellis Link:     Summary The modern classic, the basis of a Broadway musical, and major motion picture from Lion’s Gate Films starring Christian Bale, Chloe Sevigny, Jared Leto, and Reese Witherspoon, and directed by Mary Harron. In American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis imaginatively explores the incomprehensible depths of madness andContinue reading “Book Review: American Psycho”