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Review: Fates and Furies

Hello! I hope you’re all having a great Wednesday! Today I’m going to be reviewing Lauren Groff’s novel Fates and Furies. 227 more words


Lauren Groff--"Ghosts and Empties" (New Yorker, July 20, 2015)


The Cold Dark Place EP was apparently written to be a Brett Hinds solo project.  I don;t know how many songs he wrote for it, but he pulled his whole band together for these four tracks and they sound like the ever-evolving Mastodon–less heavy, more complex and with new, intriguing sounds. 569 more words

Short Story

Blog Tour Review: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

I’m delighted to be helping to close out the UK blog tour for Little Fires Everywhere. Celeste Ng has set an intriguing precedent with her first two novels, 2014’s… 790 more words

Fiction Reviews

"Fates & Furies" with Cooks and side of Vodka

Fates & Furies is a chaotic and disturbing love story. There’s so much in the past of Lotto and Mathilde that drive their characters. Because of their traumas they go on dark journeys to discover themselves. 608 more words

Suitcase Notes - Fates and Furies

Fates and Furies, by Lauren Groff (Riverhead Books, 2016)

“Grief is for the strong, who use it as fuel for burning.”

“Doomed people celebrate peace with sky bombs.” 99 more words


Fates and Furies

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

Brilliant, baroque, sensual, twisted, Rashomon marriage, but such terrible people.

"Dogs Go Wolf", by Lauren Groff.

Some Thoughts on “Dogs Go Wolf”, a short story by Lauren Groff (https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/08/28/dogs-go-wolf/amp).

To begin with, the title telegraphs one of the themes of the story: man and beast will instinctively revert to their roots when challenged to survive. 2,004 more words