Monthly Archives: August 2013

Working (and Living) the Vampire Shift

  I’ve essentially turned nocturnal at this point.  I work at a nightclub and get off work around 7am.  Typically I go to bed around 10am-noon and get up about 6-8pm, yeah I could get to bed earlier I suppose, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Emile Zola’s “Son Excellence Eugene Rougon”

This book often gets lackluster reviews, but if this is considered among the worst of Zola’s “Rougon-Macquart” novels, I look forward to reading more of them. This book isn’t as interesting as the other two in the cycle I’ve read … Continue reading

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Book Review: Emile Zola’s “The Fortune of the Rougons”

This is the second Zola novel I’ve read, and the first in his 20 volume Rougon-Macquart cycle. It’s a dark tale about despicable people getting ahead in times of crisis by exploiting people’s fears. Zola doesn’t have a particularly generous … Continue reading

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