Hamid – The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Pouty Financial Analyst Goes Home Hamid, Mohsin (2007). The Reluctant Fundamentalist. New York: Mariner/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Most novels are written in either third-person or first-person voice Second-person is rare, and there is a good reason for that: it’s clunky.  Hamid’s Reluctant Fundamentalist is … Continue reading

Lethem – Motherless Brooklyn

Amateur Detective with Tourette’s Lethem, Jonathan (1999). Motherless Brooklyn. New York: Random/Doubleday. The “Motherless” of the title is a group of four teenage boys living in an orphanage in 1979 Brooklyn. They are hired out for odd jobs of questionable legality … Continue reading

Zahavi – Subjectivity and Selfhood

Adams, W. A. (2006). Is There A Knife That Can Cut Itself?  [Review of the book, Subjectivity and Selfhood]. PsycCRITIQUES- Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, September 20, 2006 Vol. 51 (38), Article 18.  Retrieved September 20, 2006 from the PsycCRITIQUES … Continue reading