December 1, 2014

Introduce Yourself to Marilynne Robinson

Many accolades can be foisted upon Lila and most of them already have been. It is a deeply felt, considerately structured, well-written novel. Marilynne Robinson stands at this point in time as a towering, unimpeachable figure in the literary landscape. If there exists any recorded example of someone criticizing her work, I have yet to […]

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November 30, 2014

A Holiday YA Escape: Let It Snow by Maureen Johnson, John Green, and Lauren Myracle

Holiday reads always end happy and cheery and bring forth the holiday spirit in some way. So get to it with Let It Snow!

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November 29, 2014

'Justiss' Is Served in Wild Nights: New Romance from Tina Wainscott

Book 3 in Tina Wainscott’s Justiss Alliance series is just as hot as you’d expect it to be.

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November 28, 2014

F. Scott and Zelda. Sid and Nancy. Jean-Michel and Suzanne.

Jean-Michel Basquiat is somewhat of a mythical character in New York City today. But what about the woman who loved him most?

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November 27, 2014

The Human Body: The International Side of Afghanistan

It’s easy to forget that American soldiers are not the only forces in harm’s way, and that the war effort is part of an international coalition. Giordano offers a different and valuable perspective – one worth visiting.

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November 26, 2014

On Medicine and What Matters Most Near Death

Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal addresses a topic that many doctors dance around: mortality.

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November 25, 2014

Challenge Yourself: We Are Not Ourselves

Matthew Thomas’s debut novel is heavy, uncomfortable, and beautiful.

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