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Miss Brodie: "Education is leading out of knowledge."

In The Prime of Miss Brodie, the protagonist (Miss Brodie) is a school teacher with a different take on education.

She has a few select female students she’s bonded with, and she applies some of her teaching principles to them. 265 more words


And The Next Five Novels Will Be...

Thanks for voting on Friday and over the weekend, everyone.

Here’s how the results turned out.

The next 5 novels will be (listed by votes received, not the order in which I’ll be reading them): 293 more words


This Is The Most Vile Passage I've Ever Read

And we’re back to talking about Naked Lunch, perhaps the most uncomfortable, steaming pile of dog poo novel I’ve ever read.

With hesitation, I want to give you an idea of what I’m talking about when I say this book is incredibly difficult to read. 236 more words


With Naked Lunch, I Might Have Finally Met My Match

It’s happened to all of us.

A novel makes a “best of” list, maybe like Time Magazine’s—the critics love it—some of our friends say it’s great and some online reviews say it’s a good read. 256 more words


The Classics Club (8)

Since my last update a month ago, I…

1. …started Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert. I’m reading an English translation, and it is quite different from the English classics I’ve read. 242 more words

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1. Emily of New Moon – L.M. Montgomery
2. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
3. Four : The Divergent Collection… 55 more words


Challenge Accepted!

I (happily) interrupt the reading of Goodnight Kiss to accept a (probably spammed) ‘triple dog dare’ I received on Twitter (@devine_ink) this week.

@RealTimMcBain has dared me to read his book, Casting Shadows Everywhere, by Tim McBain and L T Vargus. 143 more words

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