‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ turns 50

‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ turns 50: The Reading Life – latimes.com

Ken Kesey’s novel ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,’ which became an Oscar-winning film starring Jack Nicholson, turns 50. Does it stand up to time?

That’s the question Carolyn Kellogg of the Los Angeles Times asked herself, then read the novel for the first time. And she found that One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest does indeed stand the test of time and deserves a place on the shelf labeled “classics of American literature.”

Read Kellogg’s perceptive and detailed explanation.