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We Were the Mulvaneys

In a family, what isn’t spoken is what you listen for. But the noise of a family is to drown it out.

– from We Were the Mulvaneys…

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Literary Quotes

Joyce Carol Oates is on top form with The Evil Eye

Ah, the things we do for love: Intimidate, belittle, assault, abuse, stalk, frighten, subjugate and occasionally kill. It’s not a pretty picture that Joyce Carol Oates paints in… 257 more words


Rape: A Love Story by Joyce Carol Oates

Previously I had posted that I wanted to read 46 books in 46 Days. Well that didn’t happen. I chose a few books and ended up taking the rest back because I decided to go to school. 191 more words


Writers Reading: Halloween Edition: "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" by Joyce Carol Oates

In the moments when I have been most scared or in fear of my life, the world appeared slightly distorted, and there was an inkling of unease in my stomach. 955 more words

Feature Issues

Top 5 Stand Alone Books

Here is my next installment of my Top 5 and this time it is stand alone books. Since I do read a lot of series and trilogies (because that has become a thing now), I had a harder time to come up with some and then it was difficult to cut it down to these 5. 44 more words

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Foxfire: Confesiones de una banda de chicas

Regresa la Muestra Internacional de Cine con Perspectiva de Género, proyecto descrito como una muestra de cine que apoya el feminismo según sus autoridades en la conferencia de prensa que se llevó a cabo el pasado martes en el Centro de Cultura Digital, mejor conocido como la estela de luz. 352 more words


"Munro and Robinson in 1983" and more in Bookish Tweets of the Week

First, in a tweet that should be preserved forever, Alice Munro and Marilynne Robinson are hanging out together in a photograph from 1983, looking impossibly chill and brilliant and beautiful. 284 more words