Day: June 4, 2012

The Sunday Salon - June 04, 2012

Reading: Motherless Brooklyn, Charming Billy, The Fellowship of the Ring

This is an interesting reading week for me since I have finished two books that won literary awards, one being my favorite and the other one being the award that least convinces me. I will try my best to post my write-ups on these two as soon as time would allow me. Anyway, here they are. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem Date Started: May 26, 2012. 9:15 PM. Date Finished: May 30, 2012. 2:15 AM. Book #31 of 2012 I love this! I love Lionel Essrog. I don’t care if the ending was a little too neat and even a little sentimental. At the back of my head, I was hoping that some film maker would do a film adaptation of this. And guess what? Edward Norton (Fight Club) is going to direct one! And to make matters better, he going to direct himself as Lionel Essrog. I was a little surprised because I felt that Lionel should be somewhat bulkier than Norton. A corpulent yet unmuscular man, maybe? But Norton will do. I think …