The Picture of Dorian Gray: how do we *see* ourselves today?

It is very interesting to read this novel in such a day and age. I think one of the most titillating things about literature is that even if it’s dated; there is so much interest in examining how the author

The Picture of Dorian Gray: how do we *see* ourselves today?

It is very interesting to read this novel in such a day and age. I think one of the most titillating things about literature is that even if it’s dated; there is so much interest in examining how the author

Gravity’s Rainbow Book review time! (prepare for the rainbow-acalypse!)

Ahh. So I read this book last year, and was so scared it took me a year to write the review for it. Because there is a question that surrounds this book; is a book really so good if it’s

Gravity’s Rainbow Book review time! (prepare for the rainbow-acalypse!)

Ahh. So I read this book last year, and was so scared it took me a year to write the review for it. Because there is a question that surrounds this book; is a book really so good if it’s

Aesop’s Fables; are they still applicable today?

I finished Aesop’s Fables about a week ago, and I’ve been waiting for the opportune moment to blog about it. And thus, this fine summery day seemed rather perfect for folktales. Aesop was a slave and story-teller believed to have

Aesop’s Fables; are they still applicable today?

I finished Aesop’s Fables about a week ago, and I’ve been waiting for the opportune moment to blog about it. And thus, this fine summery day seemed rather perfect for folktales. Aesop was a slave and story-teller believed to have

Wintergirls; eating disorders and my fascination in reading about them.

I have been meaning to do a book review on this YA novel by Laurie Halse Anderson for quite some time. It follows the story of two girls suffering from eating disorders; two matchstick girls frozen in winter time. Lia,

Wintergirls; eating disorders and my fascination in reading about them.

I have been meaning to do a book review on this YA novel by Laurie Halse Anderson for quite some time. It follows the story of two girls suffering from eating disorders; two matchstick girls frozen in winter time. Lia,

A Long Way Gone; and how lucky we are that we can be children.

This is a great YA novel that I read last year, and I never got around to reviewing it because I was busy moving and such. But if you were on the internet at all during 2012, you’ve heard of

A Long Way Gone; and how lucky we are that we can be children.

This is a great YA novel that I read last year, and I never got around to reviewing it because I was busy moving and such. But if you were on the internet at all during 2012, you’ve heard of

Rash: Satire and Sarcasm.

Rash is a satirical, partially science fiction (in the loosest sense of the term) partially allegorical tale of a future America written by Pete Hautman,  in which kids wear knee and elbow pads to run, cars steer themselves, and problem

Rash: Satire and Sarcasm.

Rash is a satirical, partially science fiction (in the loosest sense of the term) partially allegorical tale of a future America written by Pete Hautman,  in which kids wear knee and elbow pads to run, cars steer themselves, and problem

The Last of the Mohicans was awkward to read.

I am from Seattle, Washington. While we have a great Native American heritage, outside of city names, fifth grade social studies, and different types of salmon, most people where I’m from don’t know shit about Native Americans. Yes, it’s pretty

The Last of the Mohicans was awkward to read.

I am from Seattle, Washington. While we have a great Native American heritage, outside of city names, fifth grade social studies, and different types of salmon, most people where I’m from don’t know shit about Native Americans. Yes, it’s pretty