Tag Archives: campus novel

Pym by Mat Johnson

Published: 2012 by Spiegel and Grau My copy: Bought in paperback Memorable quote: “That is how they stay so white: by refusing to accept blemish or history. Whiteness isn’t about being something, it is about being no thing, nothing, an … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

White Noise by Don DeLillo

Published: 1984 by Viking Penguin Inc. My copy: from the secondhand swap shop at work Memorable quote: “All plots tend to move deathward. This is the nature of plots. Political plots, terrorist plots, lovers’ plots, narrative plots, plots that are … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh

First Published: 1945 (Penguin New Ed 2000) My copy: Borrowed from the Library where I work Memorable quote: “The languor of youth – how unique and quintessential it is! How quickly, how irrevocably lost! The zest, the generous affections, the … Continue reading

Posted in Book reviews | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment