Tag: Franz Kafka

  • January Catch-Up – Five Reviews

    I feel like this is going to be another whirlwind year in slow motion (yes, that’s a thing). Goodreads says I’m already behind on my reading challenge. Oh well—I’ve been reading, anyway! Here are some books I’ve needed to review but didn’t feel like doing an entire post or video about. Naturally, it’s turned out […]

  • Is That Kafka? 99 Finds

    While researching for his 3-part trilogy about Franz Kafka, biographer Reiner Stach found some interesting tidbits and scraps of writing from the author’s life. He has published these in several supplemental volumes: one being The Lost Writings and another being Is That Kafka? This book of “99 Finds” is essentially a mini-biography, told in vignettes […]

  • Grateful: Kafka’s Lost Writings, etc

    In my off-hours this week, I’ve been absorbing The Lost Writings of Franz Kafka. This little book is an enchanting diversion from social media. It also made me realize I’d been in a reading rut. Not for lack of reading, or even good reading material, but for lack of joy. It is funny that a […]

  • The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

    Edition:  LibriVox audiobook (public domain).  This was read by David Barnes, who also recorded Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.  His reading style is easy to listen to (not too slow or too fast or anything), and I highly recommend it.  My overall rating:  5 out of 5 stars.  This would probably be […]

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