The Phantom Tollbooth – A Nostalgic Retrospective
Not all memories are true. Not all nostalgia is based on what was real. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster is like remembering a daydream I never had.
Cloud Atlas: The Movie or The Book?
Cloud Atlas is both a wonderful movie and a stunning book, but which of them is better, and is it possible they both fail where the other succeeds?
Go Set a Watchman vs To Kill a Mockingbird
Go Set a Watchman was advertised as the sequel for To Kill a Mockingbird, but there's a lot more to its controversial history than that.
Classic Book Recommendations – Watership Down by Richard Adams
If you still think bunnies are cute, innocent, carrot-eating, fuzzy buddies, you obviously haven’t read Watership Down by Richard Adams.
Classic Book Recommendations – Last Exit to Brooklyn by Hubert Selby Jr
Last Exit to Brooklyn by Hubert Selby Jr is easily one of the most devastating novels I’ve ever read. In fact, when I try to think of any other books...
Great Fantasy Books Series – Tehanu by Ursula K. Le Guin
Tehanu brings us back to the island of Gont. This is where we first met Sparrowhawk, but at the beginning of the story it’s another familiar character who’s taken up...
Great Fantasy Books Series – The Farthest Shore by Ursula K. Le Guin
Much like the book before it, The Farthest Shore is written in a way that makes it a comfortable read for people who aren’t already familiar with the Earthsea saga.
Great Fantasy Books Series – The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K. Le Guin
With her follow up to A Wizard of Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin had the opportunity to write another story for the wizard of her first fantasy novel. Instead, Le...
Great Fantasy Books Series – A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
n 1968, Ursula K. Le Guin was a little known writer relegated to the shelves of science fiction readers. Quietly though, she’d begun to lay the groundwork for something special.
Classic Book Recommendations – The Plague by Albert Camus
The Plague by Albert Camus isn’t exactly short on company when it comes to stories that depicts the spread of an infectious disease. There are countless books and movies that...