So I finally finished CRIME AND PUNISHMENT.

Wow, wow, WOW. I’ve said many times before that Dostoevsky is one of my all-time favorite novelists. I read The Brothers Karamazov almost two years ago and was stunned by his prophetic voice, as well as the strength and multidimensionality of his characters. It’s true that reading his works does require some patience from the modern … Read more…

Sentimentality: Enemy of Catholic Writers Everywhere

NOTE: I’m sad to say that the article I’m responding to here — “The Sentimental Option: How Piety Can Betray Art” — is no longer available. (To which I respond, NOOOOOO!) Luckily I saved one of the passages in a blockquote below… — Here’s another great article on what Catholic fiction should and most of … Read more…