White Noise

Routine gives us security. Routine keeps us busy. Routine allows us to ignore the existential crisis: what does a life mean? In White Noise, Don DeLillo constructs characters that embrace or shun routine as much as they need to deny their fears. He weaves humor into his description and dialogue to mock them. Jack Gladney,…

The Fault in Our Stars

I added John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars to my reading list a few months ago. My list grows like a weed in the rain, but I keep saving titles. The book caught my attention with reviews I saw about how the story dealt with cancer, avoiding the “typical cancer book” label. This intrigued…