Discussing S. by J.J Abrams and Doug Dorst on the Booked. Podcast
Wow, that blog post title has not one, but two extraneous periods.
Last night I sat with Robb Olson and Livius Nedin of the Booked. Podcast
to chat a bit about the new book S., masterminded by J.J Abrams and written by Doug Dorst. The novel is incredible unique, so rather than rehash the entire discussion I”ll rehash my final thoughts and encourage you to listen to the entire podcast episode.
An extremely unique book, both in form and execution, which forces the reader to re-imagine the very act of reading not just once, but on every page. This brilliance carries with it the potential for mental exhaustion which might deter many readers looking for something more accessible and casual. It’s not an easy book, especially if you’re a completionist who would feel obligated to follow every narrative thread, to investigate every reference, to explore the book the way an academic might.… Read the rest