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All the Birds, Singing

All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

lots of really beautiful writing in this book, interesting characters, murky backstory very nicely revealed in a very suspenseful reverse chronology (a risk that worked out and which i appreciated), things come together just as they ought in a book. 49 more words

Contemporary Literature

Catch ‘The Things They Carried’ on Stage Oct. 28 at the Whiting in Flint

Author Tim O’Brien will recount his personal experience in the Vietnam War during a presentation of “The Things They Carried” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, at The Whiting. 103 more words


Jonathan Carroll's Bathing the Lion: A Response to a Harsh Review

Laura Browning’s review of Jonathan Carroll’s Bathing the Lion for the A.V. Club, “Bathing the Lion Ruins a Great Premise,” leaves me with seriously mixed feelings. 528 more words


Are writers just like superheroes?

Over this several carefully paragraphed blog post, I’m going to talk about people like us – superheroes.

Up into the late ours of the night, looking for ‘something’

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Gone Girl

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

<—– is this dvd cover, or the “soon to be a major motion picture cover”? 436 more words

Contemporary Literature