Wednesday, January 17, 2007

What's in a name?

The names alone of some books justifies their existence, in my view. They have either an inherent, inexplicable poetry, or they at least contain a good joke. Some such titles:

Invisible Cities (by Italo Calvino)
Time and the Hunter (also Calvino)
There are no Secrets (Peter Brook)
The Moment under the Moment (by Russell Hoban - which I discussed in a previous post)
Another Turn of the Crank (by Wendell Berry)
The Secret of this Book (Brian Aldiss)

Any other nominations?

1 comment:

Alcebiades Diniz said...

Turn of the Screw - Henry James