Social Media Dystopia: A Review of Dave Eggers’ The Circle

The Artist's Road

It’s somewhat odd, sharing my thoughts on a novel via social media when that novel highlights the dark fate that can befall us when we become too enamored with sharing our thoughts online.

18302455That’s how I opened my Goodreads review of Dave Eggers’ The Circle. That review was automatically posted to my Facebook and Twitter feeds. And here I am shoving my thoughts out to a broader audience via this blog.

I’m choosing to share a link to my review here, however, because in it I explore the issue of sharing vs. privacy. That has been a long-recurring theme here at The Artist’s Road, as I learned through my creative writing to share more about myself with reader. Committed: A Memoir of the Artist’s Road, is one result.

I invite you to visit my review. I give the book 5 stars, not just because it was an…

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