“It has always seemed strange to me...The things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second.”
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We read challenging novels that depart from the standard forms of narrative fiction. We explore various types of fiction including stream-of-consciousWe read challenging novels that depart from the standard forms of narrative fiction. We explore various types of fiction including stream-of-consciousness, surrealism, nouveau roman, antinovel, post-modern, metafiction, oulipo, and other formal experiments that bend the “rules” of story-telling.
Reading schedules are not the priority here. Instead, the quality of the discussions takes precedence. We’re more interested in your thoughts than your reading speed.