One of the fundamental expectations I have of the books I read is that in any given book, STUFF WILL HAPPEN. The plot, characters, story arc, theme, point-of-view….basic book guts should be present, accounted for, and delivering. 1,045 more words
When learning about American culture and literature, there is a canon of authors, whose most popular books, in the eyes of non-native speakers of English, are highly recommended to read. 839 more words
Two perennial holiday classics by Truman Capote, The Thanksgiving Visitor and A Christmas Memory, come to vivid theatrical life this December when Catskill’s Bridge Street Theatre presents Russell Vandenbroucke’s heartwarming stage adaptation… 1,618 more words
28th November 2016 ¦ Adam Clay.
Violent crimes and massacres perpetrated by individuals or terrorist groups are frequently referred to as ‘barbaric’ or ‘savage’ (1). But what exactly is meant by that? 1,029 more words
So I thought these would be some nice short stories about children on their birthdays…you know like the title… but alas this was three dark and sad tales. 388 more words