Over the years a lots been said about Portnoy’s Complaint; it’s over-sexualisation, its use of Jewish stereotypes, or just its candid nature in general.
Ever noticed the themes running through Fight Club – the book? Ever wondered what they might mean? In this review of Chuck Palahniuk’s first book, I’ll review these key premises and show you why there is more below the surface of fighting and anarchism.
Now considered a Classic of American Literature and, in addition to its critical acclaim, John Fante’s Ask the Dust is a bestseller throughout the US and Europe. But what is it that makes this book so well received in our modern-era compared to its first release, back in 1939?