#5 – The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (My 100 Favorite Books)

I’m currently reading this book for the third time.  Maybe that’s all I need to say for why it makes my top five.  The first time I read it, I had heard it was a classic.  But it is not an easy read and I am not sure I was able to follow it well.  […]

You Should Read Some Dostoyevsky…Here Are Some Tips!

When I talk with people about books I am reading or favorite books I have read, I always mention Fyodor Dostoyevsky.  Often the person looks at me like I have three eyes. Having read a bunch of his books, I want to offer some tips and encouragement.  They are certainly challenging, a far cry from many […]

Dostoyevsky’s Demons

I am a huge fan of Dostoyevsky’s two great novels – The Brothers Karamazov and Crime and Punishment.  Though it is always tempting to reread such books, I decided it was time to move on to some of Dostoyevsky’s lesser-known work.  It seems his “tier-two” works are Demons (also known as The Possessed) and The […]