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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

Desire + Embarrassment - Communication = Tragedy

I’ve just finished reading the strangest little novel. It was recommended to me ages ago, by one of my dear friends who is extremely literary (She is in fact a published writer!) and whose opinion I trust on all things book related. 846 more words


The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

eh, it was ok.

retiree Harold decides one day that rather than post a letter, he’s going to walk to its intended recipient. 399 more words

Contemporary Literature

Prison Noir

Prison Noir by Joyce Carol Oates

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

currently 2.2 million citizens are locked up in prisons and jails in the US. 368 more words

Contemporary Literature

[692] State of Wonder - Ann Patchett

” ” It doesn’t matter how long we’re here or how often we come, we never fully acclimate. The foreignness of the place is always going to be a distraction for us. 522 more words


Zeitoun by Dave Eggers

Host & Lead: Sabine

“Imagine Charles Dickens, his sentimentality in check but his journalistic eyes wide open, roaming New Orleans after it was buried by Hurricane Katrina. 208 more words

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