The Big Sleep - Raymond Chandler. "When a dying millionaire hires Philip Marlowe to handle the blackmailer of one of his two troublesome daughters, Marlowe finds himself involved with more than extortion. Kidnapping, pornography, seduction, and murder are just a few of the complications he gets caught up in."
Sula, sometimes I really liked her and other times I did not. Because of her actions, others improved their lives and themselves. Is this how God teaches us? Was Sula put on this earth for that purpose? Powerful and thought provoking.
Published in 2005, its the book which inspired Point Break, although the only similarity is someone learning to surf to gain inside information from a bunch of guys gone bad. Weird, unnecessary ending.
Umbrella by Will Self: Radical and uncompromising, Umbrella is a tour de force from one of England's most acclaimed contemporary writers, and Self's most ambitious novel to date. It is 1971, and Zachary Busner is a maverick psychiatrist who has just begun working at a mental hospital in suburban...
25 Best Books of 2014, Otherwise Known as the 25 Books You Need On Your Bookshelf Now
2014 was a ridiculously good year for books. Some of our best living writers produced new works this year, which is always cause for crazed celebration; indie publishers turned out NYT Bestsellers like it was no big deal whatsoever; first-time noveli