Roundtable Post: Another look at literary classics

August 8, 2010

Have you ever read a ‘classic’ or best-seller that really pissed you off? Or something taken to be a major work in some genre but you found to be really off-putting (for whatever reason but could be due to objectification, racism, etc?).

A friend was telling me about The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and how she could not finish it due to the sexist main character, but most of the gentlemen I know who have read it RAVE about it. Read the rest of this entry »