Top 5 Genre Bending Works

The following five works have redefined the parameters of literary fiction, borrowing the lenses of disparate genres to evaluate and illuminate the human condition. All this while sidestepping the stamp of genre-fiction. 1. Jonathon Lethem’s Motherless Brooklyn  Lethem’s lauded Motherless… Continue Reading

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Another Cacophonous Summer

It’s not often I pick up a book of poetry and discover it’s a page-turner; poetry is enlivening, strange, wild, challenging, and often beautiful, but it doesn’t always compel me to move from one page to the next the way… Continue Reading

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What to Read and Why: Tips for Discerning Readers (Part IV)

This post is the fourth part in a series aimed at helping readers to more effectively identify books they will enjoy—that is, to invest their reading time wisely, and to reap all of the dividends accruing therefrom. The life of… Continue Reading

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Our Favorite Lines of Poetry

A couple of weeks ago Book Riot posted a blog full of their favorite sentences. Inspired by their post, we decided to put together our favorite lines of poetry. These are lines that woke us up, rolled around in our heads, and… Continue Reading

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