Book Reviews in Review Part I

It has been a little over six months since I posted my first book review on this website, I and in that time I have written about fiction, nonfiction, poetry, books I've read for fun, books I've read for class, and books that fall in between. There have also been several books that I've read…

Book Review: Fever Dream/ Distancia de rescate by Samanta Schweblin (Translated by Megan McDowell)

The best thing about specializing in literature is reading great books for class, and Samanta Schweblin’s Distancia de rescate is no exception. I was delighted to discover that this excellent novel also has an excellent translation -- Fever Dream, translated by Megan McDowell. My review here is unique compared to the others I have done…

On Reading

Specializing in the humanities is both a blessing and a curse, and never is that more apparent than in the case of how much reading I do. Sometimes, I feel like all I ever do in my life is read, and that is fine, good really, but can be quite exhausting. Normally I read fast,…

Falling in love…

... with books. Ever since I learned how to read, I loved it. There was something about that turning of the page, that dark text on paper, the curves of A to the sharpness of Z, as soon as I learned how it was the only thing I wanted to do. I was that awkward…