Stoner * John Williams (1965)

‘A beautiful, sad, utterly convincing account of an entire life’ Ian McEwan William Stoner enters the University of Missouri at nineteen to study agriculture. A seminar on English literature changes his life, and he never returns to work on his father’s farm. Stoner becomes a teacher. He marries the wrong woman. His life is quiet,Continue reading “Stoner * John Williams (1965)”

Translation Joke – Archeology

An esteemed professor of archeology was back from a dig in Israel where the oldest settlement in that part of the world had been discovered, along with a tablet containing drawings of what was thought to be the world’s oldest writing. The professor was there to give a slide show lecture and the hall wasContinue reading “Translation Joke – Archeology”