GlennsBookNotes1

These in-depth, thought-provoking, and often funny posts are the brainchild of The Book Barn's very own Glenn. He never fails to make a great recommendation, useful warning or entertaining suggestion!

A NOTE BEFORE THE FIRST

These notes, written casually over the past six or eight years, were done purely for the pleasure of recommending books that I’ve loved...

AN INDEX OF SUBJECTS.

A Note Before the First. An index of Subjects. The subjects: 1: Kenneth Rexroth’s Classics Revisited. 2: The Tale of Genji. 3: The poetry...

#202: LEOPARDI.

#202: LEOPARDI. Yeats translated these lines from Sophocles: “Never to have lived is best, ancient writers say; Never to have drawn the...