Falling back into Gravity’s Rainbow.

The brilliant Tom McCarthy (whose novel Remainder everybody should read) has me seriously considering re-reading Gravity’s Rainbow, which I never thought possible.

When Is It Time to Give Up a Book?

At the Guardian’s Books Blog, Peter Wild asks when we should give up on a book: Maybe there’s a part of you that knows within a paragraph (or, worse, a sentence); perhaps it takes 50 pages, or a 100, before you start to ask yourself the question: is this a book that I should abandon? […]