Reading Journal: Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th March 2013

For a few months now I've been completely out of sorts with my reading. I've felt as though I've been merely going through the motions of reading without getting any real reading done. This has made me unfocused and completely unmotivated (I've a … [Read more...]

Why Cheever loved Monday mornings

Everybody hates Monday morning, right? Well, maybe not everybody. Here's John Cheever writing in 1952, barely able to contain his excitement at the prospect of catching the 08:22 train on a Monday morning. The fact that he had just enjoyed a … [Read more...]