Books

IN THE LAKE OF THE WOODS by Tim O’Brien | Reflection

In my Postmodern American Fiction class this past semester, we were assigned to write a page reflection each week on the book that we read. I actually really enjoyed writing these reflections because they were a chance to choose a specific aspect of the book and discuss it in depth without needed to come to… Continue reading IN THE LAKE OF THE WOODS by Tim O’Brien | Reflection

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Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Authors of Short Stories

Happy Tuesday!! Since this week's Top Ten Tuesday theme is one that I've already done recently, I decided to go with a bit of different twist. Today I'll be sharing ten of my favorite authors who have written excellent short stories. I don't read short stories very often-- mostly just when I'm assigned to read them… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Authors of Short Stories

Books, Read for English Class

Book Review: THE THINGS THEY CARRIED

Author: Tim O'Brien Number of Pages: 233 Publisher: Mariner Books Release Date: 1990 "In 1979, Tim O'Brien's Going After Cacciato - a novel about the Vietnam War - won the National Book Award. In this, his second work of fiction about Vietnam, O'Brien's unique artistic vision is again clearly demonstrated. Neither a novel nor a short story collection, it is an… Continue reading Book Review: THE THINGS THEY CARRIED