Why reread books?

Here is an answer I gave to a question asked on Quora: Which fiction books have people read more than once? Why? 1) For deeper understanding of the meaning of the book. Some books, especially those with challenging structures, benefit from rereading because each time you can dig deeper into the themes and unwind the … Continue reading Why reread books?

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Endings: Why the Dark Tower succeeds where Lost fails

Please understand that if you read further, you will be totally and irrevocably spoiled for the endings of both The Dark Tower series by Stephen King and the Lost television series. The choice is yours. Stephen King's Dark Tower series and Lost have a lot in common, and it's no secret that the Lost writers … Continue reading Endings: Why the Dark Tower succeeds where Lost fails