Chet Reads & Writes*

Month: June, 2010

Into the House

I know this doesn’t surprise anyone, but I may be disappearing for a little bit. This week I finally started Mark Z. Danielewski’s behemoth House of Leaves. It’s several hundred pages of brain twisting, hard to follow text that is nightmarish at best. I’m so excited to read this. I know very little about the […]

The Legend of Alexander Supertramp

Today, I have finally finished reading Into The Wild by Jon Krakauer. Some of you may recognize the title from the 2007 film adaptation [IMDB link] starring Emile Hirsch as Chris McCandless. I am guilty of seeing the movie before reading the book, but that’s not terrible. In all honesty the movie cuts out some […]

Rabble, Rabble, Rabble!

Three years ago I was introduced to The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber. If you’re not totally familiar with the tale, it’s a short story written by Ernest Hemingway. It’s the tale of a couple on Safari, and a chain of events that leads to the end of Francis. It’s a great story, and […]