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Reblogged: History's Fiction Problem: "Selma" and the Value of Fictionalized History

Since I recently posted my own questions of what “true” history actually is, and what can be gained discussing historical fiction, I decided this is a good follow-up.

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21st Century

Poster of a Girl - 1988 Edition: Yes, It's Her

Okay, for the grand finale I have to rush an article because time is running out. I’m always trying to do seven articles for theme weeks, which just shows how much the breaks between posts are necessary. 55 more words


Book Review: The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami

My impression upon finishing The Strange Library: what the hell did I just read? Due to this, it took me quite some time to decide how I felt about The Strange Library to give it a rating and to write up a review. 231 more words

Book Reviews

Beyond Meta (10:04 by Ben Lerner)

Don’t be dissuaded by the arch premise of Ben Lerner’s fantastic second novel 10:04 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014), in which the narrator Ben, a successful thirtysomething Brooklyn-based writer, receives a hefty advance to produce his second novel. 87 more words

Three-Sentence Reviews

Through the Looking Glass

I turned on my desk lamp to illuminate the script, user: simulacrack…”what an odd name”, I thought. The handwriting, spelling out the account details in ink, did not look like mine. 1,322 more words


Silence Once Begun

My pursuit of reading the majority of the Tournament of Books short list continues.  This time i read Silence Once Begun by Jesse Ball.

This is another book that plays with narrative structure.  166 more words


In Watermelon Sugar by Richard Brautigan

In watermelon sugar the deeds were done and done again as my life is done in watermelon sugar.

I live near iDEATH. My shack is made from watermelon sugar. 2,021 more words

Adult Fiction