Books

13 Reasons to Read A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS by Lemony Snicket

Since today is Friday the 13th, I'd thought I would interrupt our usual Feminist Fridays feature to talk about something a little more.... unlucky. Over the past few months I've been reading (via audio book) the entirety of A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket for the very first time. When a friend learned that for some… Continue reading 13 Reasons to Read A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS by Lemony Snicket

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Discussion

Does Format Impact Interpretation? | Discussion

While reading a of James Gleick’s The Information last semester for a course, one part struck me particularly hard. In discussing the transition from mailing letters and utilizing various messengers to the rise of the telegraph, Gleick points out that “a message had seemed to be a physical object. That was always an illusion; now people… Continue reading Does Format Impact Interpretation? | Discussion

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Best Audio Books I’ve Listened To

Happy Tuesday!! This week's Top Ten Tuesday theme highlights a form of reading that is often unappreciated and under-utilized: audio books. While the majority of my reading is done using physical copies of books, recently I've been listening to more and more audio books. They're a great way to get some extra reading done if… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Best Audio Books I’ve Listened To

Books

WILD by Cheryl Strayed

"How wild it was, to let it be." I've had my eye on Cheryl Strayed's memoir Wild for years now. I love hiking- as explained here- so when I heard of this book I knew it would be something I would find interesting, at the very least. I'm familiar with the Appalachian Trail, but before reading this… Continue reading WILD by Cheryl Strayed

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Book Review: NEVERWHERE

Author: Neil Gaiman Number of Pages: 370 Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks Release Date: September 2, 2003 "Under the streets of London there's a place most people could never even dream of. A city of monsters and saints, murderers and angels, knights in armour and pale girls in black velvet. This is the city of the people who have fallen… Continue reading Book Review: NEVERWHERE