The Trial – Franz Kafka

“Man is born free, but everywhere he is in chains.” -Jean Jacques Rousseau Written in 1914, The Trial examines a series of unfortunate happenings in the life of a bank official named Josef K. who gets arrested abruptly on his thirtieth birthday. The protagonist finds it absurd that no one cares to specify the nature of…

Spirit of the Season – Brian Lamont

Spirit of the Season by Brian Lamont is the kind of book you want to read to your kids while curling up on the couch near fireside on a chilly Christmas eve. Crafted out of the legend of Santa Claus and the historical figure of St. Nicholas, the novel as a historical fiction takes the…