Book Review # 100: War and Peace

Book Specs Author: Leo Tolstoy Translator: Constance Garnett Publisher: The Modern Library Publishing Date: 2002 Number of Pages:  1386 pages Genre: Historical fiction Synopsis Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once an epic of the Napoleonic Wars, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit. Tolstoy’s genius is […]

Book Review # 96: To Kill a Mockingbird

Book Specs Author: Harper Lee Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Publishing Date: December 1982 Number of Pages: 376 Genre: Southern Gothic, Bildungsroman Synopsis The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill a Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when […]