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The City of the Dead: Musical Populism and Dmitri Shostakovich’s “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District”

In which death threats are made through the newspaper, cities are bombed from the air, and the bourgeois such as myself perpetuate their elitist nonsense. 865 more words


[Free Audiobooks] 2 free novels from AudioSYNC Summer of Reading [Science Fiction, Comedy, Young Adult]

AudioFile’s SYNC Summer of Listening 2017 promotion for young adults continues, which offers 2 free audiobooks per week—1 classic, 1 modern—as free MP3 downloads, usually available worldwide (some titles are subject to geo-restrictions, and you can see the… 203 more words

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Book Review: Yvain: The Knight of the Lion by M.T. Anderson and Andrea Offermann

This graphic novel is based on the tale by Chrétien de Troyes. De Troyes wrote several epic poems in the Twelfth Century which make up the foundation of the Arthurian stories we continue to tell today. 123 more words

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Symphony For The City Of The Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by M. T. Anderson

The Blurb On The Back:

In September of 1941, Adolf Hitler’s Wehrmacht surrounded Leningrad in what was to become one of the longest and most destructive sieges in Western history – two and a half years of bombardment and starvation.  580 more words

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Book review: Yvain: The Knight of the Lion, M.T. Anderson, illustrated by Andrea Offermann

Anderson, M.T. Yvain: The Knight of the Lion. Illus. by Andrea Offermann. Candlewick, 2017. $19.99. 133p. ISBN 978-0-7636-5939-4. Ages 11-15. P7Q7

Cretien de Troyes’ 12th-century epic romance, when England ruled much of contemporary France, is the basis for this graphic novel about Sir Yvain, a knight in King Arthur’s Court. 150 more words

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Mini Review | Yvain: The Knight of the Lion by M.T. Anderson & Andrea Offermann

I received this book for free from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. 621 more words


Week 5 - 2017

I have been absolutely devouring books so far this year. It’s bound to slow down, but it’s nice to be ahead of my Goodreads goal. Week 5 covers January 30 – February 5. 648 more words

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