Archive for November, 2013

Book Review: S.

22Nov13

I first reviewed this book on my Goodreads page over here. THIS BOOK IS SO GOOD. I’m actually only halfway through. So I don’t have much to tell you. And it’s one of those books where you don’t want to give anything away. But I’m more absorbed in this book than in any book I’ve […]


Priorities

19Nov13

“As you grow older, you’ll see white men cheat black men every day of your life, but let me tell you something and don’t you forget it – whenever a white man does that to a black man, no matter who he is, how rich he is, or how fine a family he comes from, […]


I first reviewed this book on my Goodreads account over here. I have a confession. It’s something that distanced me from my peers in middle school, and interfered with my ability to make friends. It’s not something that I tell a lot of people. I don’t really like Saturday Night Live. It’s possible that I […]


I first reviewed this book on my Goodreads account over here. Here’s the thing about fantasy: It is so dominated by JRR Tolkien (who, in turn, was heavily influenced by European mythology–English, Norse, and Celtic, most notably) that you can sometimes forget that there’s space for anything else. Dwarves and orcs and elves and men. […]


 I first posted this review on my Goodreads account over here. If you know anything about Elmore Leonard’s style, you’ve probably been told one of two things: His prose is “spare,” and the way he writes dialogue is beyond compare (him and Mark Twain. They can listen to people, and write the way people talk–a […]