Posts Tagged ‘death’

By James Romm Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Borzoi Books, New York, 2011 Buy this Book! James Romm is the pen name of James H. Ottaway, Jr., a Professor of Classics at Bard College, New York. “The story of Alexander’s conquests is known to many readers,” writes the author in the Preface, “but the dramatic […]

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 00:01 | 0 comments

by Saul Bellow Published by Penguin Books; First Printing edition (April 26, 2001) Click to Buy this Book!   I don’t think that “Ravelstein” is really about Ravelstein — whoever he’s supposed to be in real life, some say Alan Bloom, but this doesn’t interest me much. The real antagonist of “Ravelstein” is Chick, Ravelstein’s […]

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 at 00:01 | 0 comments
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