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Today’s the day for posts about book lists, I guess.

Buzzfeed, the unrivaled list-providing website, has released its list of “The 28 Best Books by Women in 2014… 49 more words


A Music-Listening Debate (w/Book Review - Interpreter of Maladies)

With Interpreter of Maladies in hand, I recently embarked on “A Return to the Short Story.”

…Although, I shouldn’t imply that I’ve been away from short stories. 1,198 more words

The Language of Death

From the great and quirky partnership that was Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, it is Gertrude who generally received the most attention.  But it is Alice who offered us “Murder in the Kitchen” as part of the… 1,257 more words


Book Review - Song of Solomon

Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison (1977)

1st Reading: Fall 2014

Toni Morrison won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993. As the most recent American to win said Prize, Morrison officially holds the title of reigning “Queen of American Literature.” (The Queen/King of American literature is something I made up but should be a for real thing).   895 more words

50 books that didn't make the 'cool' list but should have

Last night I stumbled across this list of the 50 coolest books ever. I’m not really sure how the website Short List defines ‘cool’ but from the list of titles, I’m going to say the ‘cool’ books are the ones you read in your late teens and early twenties that (at the time, at least) seem a little bit edgy and definitely make you feel smart and literary. 714 more words


The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion

by Erin Rose

Joan Didion is a master of words. Her work, her career, her ease with language is something that both inspires and frightens me. 834 more words

Words And Literature

SF Winners of 2014 Goodreads Choice Awards

You will find all the winners of the Goodreads Choice Awards here, but I wanted to get your comments on the winning SF titles by female authors. 46 more words