The ship of Theseus is a pretty applicable bit of philosophy. Here’s a thought: are you the same reader you were 20 years ago?
Some books are more akin to fast food than a proper meal.
Leibniz is not once mentioned in the novel. So why do I keep thinking about him?
What happens when you read the sequel to a novel you didn’t really feel needed a sequel?
For We Are Many raises the stakes on what was set up in the first book of the series.
Denis Johnson’s virtue seems to be his concision, and this is rather clear in ‘Train Dreams’.
On the second reading, a decade after the first, I finally got this book.
The Expanse books often focus on aspects of the story that I just can’t seem to care about.
What is a war story? What is an anti-war story?
This might be the most well-written book I disliked reading.