I've done a lot of thinking about this, on and off since college. Over the years I have taken note how College Literature programs have attempted to diversify, but it's slow. Side note: If you didn't already know, I was a literature major. Recently, I started thinking about it again when I posted my Classics … Continue reading Discussion: What Makes a Classic?
In celebration of Black History Month, I'll be celebrating black authors by sharing a book a day written by a black author and that has a black main character. Some of the authors I've read others are new to me and will be added to the ever-growing TBR pile. Title: The Count of Monte Cristo … Continue reading Day 8: Celebrating Black Authors – Alexander Dumas
The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted over at Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple and go something like this. 1. Grab a book, any book. 2. Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader (If you have to improvise, that’s ok.) 3. Find any sentence, (or a few, just don’t spoil it) 4. Post it. … Continue reading The Friday 56 – Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
Mind’s Eye: An Inspector Van Veeteren Mystery by Håkan Nesser Paperback, 278 Translation Published June 2009 by Vintage (First Published 1993) Translated by Laurie Thompson Rating: 4/5 When I read Mind's Eye by Hakan Nesser the first time, I didn't like at all. I didn't get it and I didn't know how I could write … Continue reading Book Chat: Mind’s Eye by Hakan Nesser
“Sometimes life gets in your way. it gets all up in your damn way. But it doesn’t get all up in your damn way because it wants you to just give up and let it take control. Life doesn’t get all up in your damn way because it just wants you to hand it all … Continue reading Quote of the Day — Life