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Underrated Reads

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I’m going to talk about a few books that I believe to be underrated. I feel that these books aren’t talked about as much as they deserve, and I hope to give them some hype and attention. 441 more words

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CC Spin #16: And the Winner is...

Alright readers, this morning I got the Classics Club Spin number and I’m excited to see my pick. The magic number is four and that means my pick is… 232 more words

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Nothing is Illuminated

Contemporary Lit prompt: A great deal of postmodern and contemporary thought focuses on the thin, perhaps non-existent, line between fact and fiction. Some very early novels (Robinson Crusoe for example), went out of their way to seem to be real, to be found texts representing true histories. 1,062 more words

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September Books

September is now over and we are a few days into October and now there are only 3 months left of the year! How did that happen? 242 more words

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It Could Go Either Way

Contemporary Lit prompt: Foer is part of what many critics call a “new guard in Jewish-American writing” alongside writers like Nathan Englander. This “new guard” builds from a tradition of Jewish-American authors like Philip Roth and Bernard Malamud. 716 more words

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Dark Humor Vs. Ironic Humor

Contemporary Lit prompt: If we mean to contemplate the contemporary in any definitive sense, we need to compare. Suman Gupta suggests, in Contemporary Literature: The Basics, that all contemporary texts are intertextual. 653 more words

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Os recomiendo este libro: Todo está iluminado — Everything is Illuminated por Jonathan Safran Foer

Os recomiendo esta novela de viaje que trata de la busqueda de nuestras raices y de quienes somos. Sin spoilers, para hacerte la boca agua y decidas leer el libro.