Tag Archives: Virginia Woolf

Orlando
Virginia Woolf

Orlando: A Biography (and I’ve left it’s secondary title in there since it was evidently important to the author) is a new style of biography. Woolf takes as her subject the character Orlando, and writes a kind of biography the world had never seen up to that point…

To the Lighthouse
Virginia Woolf

Taken as a whole, the book really chews at you in a way that becomes almost habit-forming (like when you’re chewing on your inner cheek—ever get that feeling?). I had to take a day off for reflection after finishing it; get my bearings, and all that…

Mrs. Dalloway
Virginia Woolf

Mrs. Dalloway is a wonderful book that is not about lesbians trying to make it in a man’s world…

Jacob’s Room
Virginia Woolf

Ever heard someone say, “This book left its footprints on my heart”? I haven’t, and for that I’m grateful. This book did not leave footprints of any kind on my heart, or any of my other organs…