bertramonline > readings

Art Garfunkel famously keeps track of the books he has read since 1968. As of writing this, the count is 1327 (he does not add a review). I thought I could do something similar but I am adding short reviews of books as I read them, and I rake my brain over what I read over the last decades. This is, evidently, a work-in-progress: there are 409 reviews so far. Titles marked with a * are particular favorites.


J M Coetzee: Life and Times of Michael K

More than wonderful in so many ways. It manages to show the horror of racism and Apartheid but also to departicularize it so we are not off the hook just because we are here and not there.