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Rediscovering an Icon

By Judy Berman

Zora Neale Hurston had the dream job. She got to return to her hometown in Eatonville, Florida, and gather stories – or “big old lies” – that she heard growing up. 838 more words


100 Books for 2015

Reading (non-technical) books is one of those things that I love doing and yet do very little of. The reason for this is my inability to do things outside of a given framework. 214 more words


- Cold Comfort Farm -


I was watching this film while my man was trying to sleep off the pain,

it was a film that contained all the elements of  great soap operas. 132 more words

Books & Songs

Silent Hallways

In the silent hallways,

I tread through dark corridors adorned by flaming torches against dying walls

I hear-

Lonely footsteps echoing off into the distance but without a soul in sight, 72 more words


Do you wanna hear a queer love story?

Doing a degree in Philosophy completely ruined my love of reading. As a child I devoured books, reading 2, 3, 4 at a time. The library was my happy place. 826 more words


Mini Review: Servants of the Storm

Servants of the Storm, Delilah S. Dawson, 2014

Young adult horror: an under-appreciated genre? Servants of the Storm is not romantic or dystopian, and no one even has cancer. 240 more words


dead certain to collar it

“Bounds, my dear?” returned Mr. Bucket.  “Bounds?  Now, Miss Summerson, I’ll give you a piece of advice that your husband will find useful when you are happily married and have got a family about you.  39 more words