What is "real" and how do you know it when you see it? Whether you're a savage just entering the modern world or a highly quizzical writer with a need to understand human nature, the search to understand reality can be daunting. Along the way, you'll learn how people cope to your fascination, amusement, and … Continue reading Best Book Ever: Blink vs. Brave New World
The theme of this match? Disillusionment. Whether from surviving a world war or losing your lover -or maybe both, the characters in these novels persist against the malaise of existence with some memorable moments along the way. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway Set in the 1920s and following the Great War, the protagonists … Continue reading Best Book Ever: The Sun Also Rises vs. Diary
How do the terrors of Stephen King's ghosts stack up against the real world terror of the ebola virus?
If you sat down and tried to pick you favorite book of all time, could you? For me, I need a little more detailed process to pick.
Read Like a Freak This year I committed to read 60 books. Much more ambitious than my goals of years past, my recent addiction to audiobooks and a two hour commute are the only ways I'm likely to make this happen. That said, I do tend to be quite a book freak. My boyfriend told … Continue reading Book Reviews: Quarter One
Unlike many of my books which I find, place on my list, and casually ignore for months before deciding I’m ready, “The Girl Who Never Read Noam Chomsky” reeled me in immediately. I like to wander into my brick and mortar independent bookstore, Star Line Books, looking for one tome, knowing it won’t be there … Continue reading “The Girl Who Never Read Noam Chomsky”