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5 Short Stories Which Make Their Collection Worth Buying ~ post by Ben Ok folks, short fiction time. There might be some of you out there who have never read any short fiction, and that's okay. Trust me, I understand. The form has often been an underrepresented one. Thankfully, short stories are in the midst … Continue reading Short Fiction Time: 5 Masterpieces in the Genre
Resurgence: Kazuo Ishiguro's next book will be released in March 2015. It's been 10 years since Never Let Me Go. Faber & Faber is publishing his latest book, The Buried Giant, about, "lost memories, love, revenge and war. Give it Away Now: Michael "Flea" Balzary of the Red Hot Chili Peppers is writing a memoir. … Continue reading Book World Buzz
~ BEN Watership Down by Richard Adams "This book is pretty awesome. It's like Benjamin Bunny meets The Epic of Gilgamesh. This twitchy nosed adventure is full of bunny mythology and twists galore. Don't miss out on it, and don't think it's just for kids, either. The best part is, you get to learn bunny … Continue reading What We’re Reading This Week
~Post by Julie On Friday I swung by the Harry Ransom Center for the opening of their latest exhibition, Banned, Burned, Seized and Censored, which discusses the history of censorship in this country, from the Fig Leaf edition of Upton Sinclair's Oil, to the details of the trial regarding Ulysses, and much more. The exhibition, … Continue reading WANTED: Readers of Banned Books