Birth date: January 01, 1917
Died: January 26, 2010
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RATING: 3.5 STARSOn account of the fact that I do not officially review classics, my review for this will be short.I enjoyed it more than I thought I would. I mean, really. But the writing was still a bit too flowery for my taste and the society seemed too extreme. Lily was a tragic and beautiful he...
I plan to read all twelve National Book Award Finalists from 1961--fifty years ago--before this year's finalists are announced in the fall. First up, The House of Five Talents by Louis Auchincloss.Before I get to that, however, here's the project's first big revelation. I'd naively supposed that if ...
I was reading Auchincloss's obit in the NYT recently and I realized that I hadn't read any of his books. Many critics consider this his most ambitious novel. I must say I enjoyed it. It was dense and intellectual and it sent me to the dictionary many times for such words as athwart, encomium and epi...