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Annie Kapur16 hours ago
30 Books to Read Before You Die (Pt. 24)
Yes, I'm still going but that's not the point. It really doesn't matter whether you've been keeping up with the reading or whether you've just read one or two texts from the entire collection we've be...
Ollyvir Reagan2 days ago
Arguing for Augustine
There are thousands of works, which belong in the Western canon, each deserving a place in a so-called “great books” course. Among these canonized works is Saint Augustine’s Confessions. This work pos...
Annie Kapur2 days ago
30 Books to Read Before You Die (Pt. 23)
I am not going to lie to you, I have to delve deeper into my brain now to try and remember all the books I’ve read and all the ones I want to share with you. There are still many, many more to go, but...
Katie Heyes3 days ago
'Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen' by Serena Valentino
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was the first Disney film ever created, and it left a great impression on not just the animation industry, but also the film industry. The animation was remarkable for ...
Annie Kapur3 days ago
30 Books to Read Before You Die (Pt. 22)
So, now we’re on Part 22, and there are still so many books to get through. For absolutely no other reason than to get someone, somewhere, reading something. Hopefully, you can get something from this...
Nancy D3 days ago
9 Banned Books to Add to Your Wish List
You probably already have a very long list of books you want to read... but I'm afraid you will have to add at least a couple more to your collection. Banned books are usually the most important, they...
Why You Shouldn't Read Books You Don't Like
In college, I had a roommate who was an avid reader and book collector. Our dorm room overflowed with piles and boxes of books. Personally, as a book lover myself, I didn't mind this. Believe it or no...
Annie Kapur4 days ago
30 Books to Read Before You Die (Pt. 21)
Told you, didn't I? We're nowhere near finished with these lists and yet, we've already been through so much together. I find that there are more good books than bad books out there. But the ones you ...
Grant Patterson4 days ago
A Guide for the Guilty
Damn you, James Ellroy. You make it look so easy. Want to give your 1950's crime novel some added verisimilitude? Write Johnny Stomponato, or Meyer Harris Cohen into it! Have your fictional cops go to...
Annie Kapur5 days ago
30 Books to Read Before You Die (Pt. 20)
I really never ever thought in my life that I would make it to part 20, but yet here we are! I have to admit I'm trying not to get carried away, but I think that ship has already sailed. I hope, wheth...
Annie Kapur6 days ago
30 Books to Read Before You Die (Pt. 19)
Part 19! Wow, we've really come a long, long way since Part 1-10, haven't we? I would like to thank again to anyone who has seriously stuck around this long and I will try my best to keep creating lis...
Annie Kapur7 days ago
30 Books to Read Before You Die (Pt. 18)
Reading is the most rewarding activity in the world and there are many people who enjoy it—including you and I—thus, we've found a common ground. As I have always said, I don't really care what you li...
Annie Kapur9 days ago
30 Books to Read Before You Die (Pt. 17)
I am a firm believer than the majority of what you need consists of the following things: A good book A cup of coffee A notepad A pen And a firm belief in God is an optional addition since I don't try...
Annie Kapur10 days ago
30 Books to Read Before You Die (Pt. 16)
There's something really nice about having a good book to read and, when I'm not listening to rockabilly or my favourite podcasts, I love to read a book (needless to say I normally read whilst listeni...
Chloe Hauxwell11 days ago
Paradise Revisited
When God created Eve from the rib of Adam in John Milton’s Paradise Lost, the idea of disconnection between the two of them didn’t concern the deity. The Father prescribed an otherness to Eve, separat...
Annie Kapur11 days ago
30 Books to Read Before You Die (Pt. 15)
Now we're getting on to part 15, you may start to see books you don't recognise, and that is a very good thing. It means that you are looking at some books you may not have looked at if they were on a...
Annie Kapur12 days ago
30 Books to Read Before You Die (Pt. 14)
You really thought I was joking on those last parts when I said we weren't even halfway through, didn't you? Well, I'm not joking, and now you're here with me and we're going to go through the next th...
Cody Deitz12 days ago
Book Review: 'Red Queen'
This is the second book to the ALICE series by Christina Henry. Click onto my profile to find the first book. Before I get into the summary and review of the story, I do want to discuss the fact that ...