New & Noteworthy Book Club discusses Red Clocks

This week I read a book by a French cartoonist called The Mental Load.  It’s both a feminist education and the story of the artist’s own journey toward feminism, beginning with the mental load of managing a household and covering topics such as cutting a woman’s perineum during childbirth without her consent and the inevitable … Continue reading New & Noteworthy Book Club discusses Red Clocks

We Are Data: Algorithms and the Making of Our Digital Selves – Review

There's a lot of talk about data and algorithms in mainstream discourse these days. Even if you don't follow data scientists and digital media scholars on Twitter (like I do), you'll be hard-pressed to find someone with a social media account that hasn't at least heard about the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook scandal. *Here's a good primer … Continue reading We Are Data: Algorithms and the Making of Our Digital Selves – Review

Bookseller Review: ‘The Future’ by Neil Hilborn

Jade, one of our booksellers, was stuck in a reading rut. Luckily, poet Neil Hilborn pulled her out of it. Check out her review of his book, The Future, below.  We’ve all been there, right? Stuck in a reading rut, the precarious jenga tower of books on your bedside table just screaming at you that … Continue reading Bookseller Review: ‘The Future’ by Neil Hilborn

Found in Translation: Snow by Orhan Pamuk

  by Razieh Snow (Kar) by Orhan Pamuk Snow is a novel of many different layers. It is a mystery, a portrayal of a socio/cultural change of a country en route to modernization, and a challenge of different political/religious popular views. There is also an interesting layer of symmetry in original title “Kar”, the protagonist’s … Continue reading Found in Translation: Snow by Orhan Pamuk