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The Road

Cormac McCarthy’s Pulitzer Prize novel “The Road” is a masterpiece of dystopian fiction. The apocalypse that has left the world burnt and ashen, devoid of wildlife and civilization, is unspecified. 255 more words

Book Review

[amlit] Assignment for 2.9.16

Hey sophomores,

While I’m out today, please complete the following assignment.

In one solid paragraph each (~10 sentences each), respond to the questions below. Please do not go to Mother Google for answers; use your own opinions and experiences (or confusions) to try and come to a conclusion. 111 more words


Book Review #66 - Breakfast at Tiffany's, by Truman Capote

Hey guys!

Today’s post is going to be about Breakfast at Tiffany’s, by Truman Capote.

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The Awakening for FREE!

Being an English major in college, it surprises me I never encountered (or don’t remember) this book in my American Lit class.  Being a librarian, I am familiar with this title sitting on my fiction shelves. 255 more words


Infinite Jest at 20

The New York Times looks back on the release of David Foster Wallace’s magnum opus

When his “Infinite Jest” came out 20 years ago, David Foster Wallace felt some anxiety about how his fully stuffed novel would be received. 126 more words