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5 BOOKS THAT ARE SURREAL/WEIRD, BUT YOU SHOULD DEFINITELY READ

As a literature student and a total book worm, I have come across many books that I adore, and some of them have extremely unusual story lines. 899 more words

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Not a Review: The Facts Behind The Helsinki Roccamatios

I had this post in my head when I was still only reading the first of the four stories, and even then I was only maybe halfway through. 1,084 more words

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Beatrice and Virgil Review

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Saat Henry menerima sepucuk surat dari seorang pengrajin kulit sepuh, dia menemukan dalam surat itu sebuah teka-teki yang menyedot perhatiannya. Saat dia semakin tertarik ke dalam dunia lelaki ganjil dan cerdas ini, Henry pun kian terlibat dalam kisah hidup seekor keledai dan seekor monyet besar—namanya Beatrice dan Virgil—serta petualangan heroik yang mereka tempuh bersama.

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4 Books that Gave Me Faith

So this weekend, my other half and I watched the Life of Pi movie for the first time. (I know, I know, I’m so behind the times.) Final verdict: LOVED it. 1,556 more words

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Violence Breeds Violence

Do you remember that ultra-80s Pet Shop Boys song, “Violence”? It keeps popping up here in my mental atmosphere. I owned the album on which it’s featured—”Please”—purchased while I was 14 or 15 during a trip to the mall with my grandparents. 1,751 more words

Monkey Mind Journal

Time to Do a Book Review or Two

In the period of long silence referenced in my last post, I happened to read a fair amount of books (as is my custom). I figured it might make for a good post if I were to do a little bit of reviewing (as has also been my custom, on occasion), so here we go: 604 more words

The World of Literature: Part 2

Literature has the power to transport you to different times, places and worlds. But when was the last time you explored ‘the world of literature’, so to say? 1,689 more words

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