Jessica has spent the past several years studying Japanese literature and film and has been featured in the Million Writers Award Anthology for 2012.
And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life is a solid enough biography, but I advise that there’s no better way in knowing an artist than examining the work itself.
Both Esther's loss and gain are in the novel’s title.
I laughed many times, and enjoyed seeing the blending of the absurd coupled with the humorous, but thought-provoking, critique.
Despite its title, Vita Sexualis is more a novel about inhibition and observation than exploration.
The Wild Geese is a spare, yet intricate, read.
Not bad, but disappointing when you know the ways in which it could have been better.
Kawabata is known for the emotional intricacy and subtlety of his work, and this novel is no different.
"A Cat, a Man, and Two Women" may not be a great novella, but it is certainly one that can be reread and appreciated.
Arguably funny in spots, it still leaves nothing for the mind to argue afterwards.
Zelizer's book is not only lifeless and repetitive — it leaves this reader feeling empty.