Archives for: "October 2005"

The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck

October 31st, 2005
The Grapes of Wrath is a landmark of American literature. A portrait of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless, of one man's fierce reaction to injustice, and of one woman's stoical strength, the novel captures the horrors of the Great… more »

Book of the Month - November, 2005

October 24th, 2005
The Moviegoer by Walker Percy When The Moviegoer was first published in 1961, it won the National Book Award and established Walker Percy as one of the supplest and most deftly modulated new voices in Southern literature. In his portrait of a boyish New… more »

A Game of Thrones - George R. R. Martin

October 7th, 2005
In a land where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime, trouble is brewing. The cold is returning, and in the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are massing beyond the kingdom's protective Wall. At the… more »