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July Read-a-Thon Update: Day 16

I’m getting a lot more reading done this Read-a-Thon. The June one was shorter, yes, but I also just have way more reading to do, and I have to prioritise it, because it’s for class! 187 more words


Cast Recording Response: Fun Home

The public library system here in Cleveland is fantastic, with a great many new cast recordings at my disposal between my library’s well curated stock and what I can find through inter-library loan. 228 more words


July Read-a-Thon Update: Day 14

So swamped! Just started my third class for the summer, so that’s another pile of reading on… Whew!

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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

Categories: Graphic Novel, Memoir, GLBT
Publisher:  First Mariner Books
Published Date: June 5, 2007
Length: 234 pages
Format: Paperback
Rating: ❤❤❤❤

Brief Synopsis (Goodreads): In this groundbreaking, bestselling graphic memoir, Alison Bechdel charts her fraught relationship with her late father. 416 more words


Things to do in Dublin (21-07-14 – 27-07-14)

The Workhorse would just like to confirm that we’re gutted about Garth! The legend that is Mr. Brooks was due to dominate Croke park next Friday, but instead we’ll have to make do with the variety of events around the city. 795 more words


What Is the Bechdel Test?

Developed in 1985 by Alison Bechdel, the Bechdel Test now an important feminist staple when it comes to Western media and pop culture derived from HollyWOOD– which is typically a man’s world. 822 more words


SURPRISE!! Simply Books! June Meeting

Aw.  My book club members are all grown up and having meetings without me.  It makes me so proud!   I think this group’s cohesion and friendship is both awesome and fantastic.   250 more words

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