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WWW Wednesday 8/16/2017

What are you currently reading? World War Z by Max Brooks (Special video review uploaded to my facebook today!) For Study:  The Collected Works of Oscar Wilde  For Study:  The Norton Anthology of American Literature by Nina Baym   What did you just finish reading? (As always, click on the link below to see what I

Jesmyn Ward: Sing, Unburied, Sing

A searing and profound Southern odyssey by National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward. In Jesmyn Ward’s first novel since her National Book Award winning Salvage the Bones, this singular American writer brings the archetypal road novel into rural twenty-first-century America. Drawing on Morrison and Faulkner, The Odyssey and the Old Testament, Ward gives us an epochal story, a

John Steinbeck: East of Eden

Set in the rich farmland of California’s Salinas Valley, this sprawling and often brutal novel follows the intertwined destinies of two families—the Trasks and the Hamiltons—whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel. Here Steinbeck created some of his most memorable characters and explored his

WWW Wednesday 8/9/2017

  What are you currently reading? White Fur by Jardine Libaire For Study:  The Collected Works of Oscar Wilde (Maybe…I haven’t found it post-move) For Study:  The Norton Anthology of American Literature by Nina Baym   What did you just finish reading? (As always, click on the link below to see what I thought!) Mask of Shadows

Neil Gaiman: Anansi Boys

God is dead. Meet the kids. Fat Charlie Nancy’s normal life ended the moment his father dropped dead on a Florida karaoke stage. Charlie didn’t know his dad was a god. And he never knew he had a brother.  Now brother Spider’s on his doorstep — about to make Fat Charlie’s life more interesting… and

WWW Wednesday 8/2/2017

What are you currently reading? East of Eden by John Steinbeck (Reread) For Study:  The Collected Works of Oscar Wilde (Maybe…I haven’t found it post-move) For Study:  The Norton Anthology of American Literature by Nina Baym   What did you just finish reading? (As always, click on the link below to see what I thought!) The
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