A Job of a Woman

Book Review for "The Puttermesser Papers" by Cynthia Ozick. Ruth Puttermesser is a keenly intelligent woman and a fervent feminist, who by all rights should have been living an exceptionally amazing life. But despite her Ivy League law degree and total dedication, at age 34 she seems stuck with her lack of ambition in an … Continue reading A Job of a Woman

What the Dickens??

Book review of "Jack Maggs" by Peter Carey Jack Maggs is a criminal - a convict shipped away from England to Australia for his crimes, who returns to his native 19th century London to contact one Henry Phipps. Henry was an orphaned boy who showed Maggs a small kindness just before his exile, and whom … Continue reading What the Dickens??