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The Book That Changed My Life

In his own words, Max Keil is a “writer, runner, and lifelong lover of music and motion-pictures. I like hearing good stories, playing games with my friends, and making short movies or comics. 566 more words

WIU English Department

Storm Interlude

“When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.”
― Haruki Murakami… 105 more words


Mini-Reviews of Read-a-thon Books


The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1892)


I didn’t remember until after I read it that The Yellow Wallpaper… 624 more words


Norwegian Wood - Haruki Murakami

Whenever I holiday, I tend to overestimate the number of books I’ll read while away; indeed it’s not uncommon that I allocate more space in my suitcase for books than clothes. 314 more words

Book Blog


11 AM GMT the Literature Nobel 2014 will be announced – so, in 2 hours from now, 4:30 PM India time, the world would come to know who is going to be the next addition to the fraternity of Literature Nobel Laureates, Kenyan author and activist Ngugi Wa Thiong’o who is the bookmaker’s favourite this year or others who have made for the most of the lists and opinions – of bookmakers, of Nobel historians and of Nobel watchers. 427 more words


18 Books, 3 Weeks Update

Spoiler alert: It’s not going well.

Well, it’s not going poorly, but I will not finish my challenge by October 2. Since I posted about my challenge I have only completed two more books, … 106 more words

On Stranger Tides

Book Review: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

There are few things that bring me more simple joy than spending time reading a fantastic piece of fiction. (This also applies to non-fiction, articles, and of course, blogs.) “Fantastic” would be defined here as something that is thought provoking, note-worthy, or just genuinely creative enough to stand alone as a piece of art. 589 more words

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