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Assignment 2 - Revitalization of the Brooklyn Neighborhood in JAX

Many communities around Jacksonville are known for a certain newness, but the presence of distinctive, historic neighborhoods prove that there is much more than meets the eye. 314 more words

New Orleans, Louisiana: "Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead"by Sara Gran

This knock-out start to a bracingly original new series features Claire DeWitt, the world’s greatest PI—at least, that’s what she calls herself. A one-time teen detective in Brooklyn, she is a follower of the esoteric French detective Jacques Silette, whose mysterious handbook Détection inspired Claire’s unusual practices. 42 more words


Two Travel Books

With circumstances being what they are, I am unable to travel, so I very much enjoy reading about other people’s adventures. Here are two longtime favorites and their latest offerings. 580 more words

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Books on Race: 'How I Shed My Skin' by Jim Grimsley

If you know me in real life and know me well enough to know my reading habits, you will have noticed that I read a lot of books on race and racism, specifically in America. 896 more words

Book Review

Bad Crossed: Luck, Fate, and Devilry in Bill Cheng's Southern Cross the Dog

I received Bill Cheng’s Southern Cross the Dog a few years ago, during a summer that sat neatly between my graduation from the University of Kentucky and the beginning of a new life in the roughly marked outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee. 4,242 more words

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Outlast 2 Demo (PC) impressions

After some inexplicable helicopter crash, you, a camera guy are found seperated from your journalist wife. You put on your glasses and wander through the bright moonlit night through somewhere in  Southern, rural America and find yourself stumbling into the village of a crazy redneck cult, in which something seemingly supernatural or otherwise is occurring. 474 more words


Call for Submissions: Living Southerners

Living Southerners, a zine about the American South, is seeking written submissions for its October 2016 issue.

Please email the editor at dozentinroses@gmail.com by September 30th. 15 more words