Despite the over saturation of dystopian fiction in the past few years, it’s impossible to overlook Margaret Atwood’s unforgettable 1985 novel The Handmaid’s Tale. It’s one that I’ve meant to read for so long, and was very excited that we set ourselves the task to read it for the Required Reading Revisited Book Club. My … Continue reading Required Reading Revisited Book Club Discussing THE HANDMAID’S TALE
~ DOC Art Made From Books by Laura Heyenga, Brian Dettmer, & Alyson Kuhn "Art Made from Books is all this really fantastic art made from recycled material -- old books that were falling apart. I really enjoy going through and looking at everything in here. I think whoever did all this must have the … Continue reading What We’re Reading
2013 Nobel Prize Winner for Literature: Alice Munro Thursday, The Swedish Academy announced the winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Literature, and they picked the amazing short story writer Alice Munro. The 13th woman and the 1st Canadian, to be named a Nobel Prize-winner for literature, Munro is 82 years old and has 14 … Continue reading Book News Friday
Check out the new trailer for MaddAddam, the forthcoming novel from Margaret Atwood that finishes the trilogy begun by Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood: Emily nabbed the reader for this one and has been reading it over the summer. Her take: "MaddAddam ties the two previous novels together in a way … Continue reading MaddAddam Trailer
Margaret Atwood revealed the cover of her upcoming novel via Twitter today (@MargaretAtwood). MaddAddam finishes the trilogy that includes Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood. The book hits shelves in September. An advance reader has not made it our way yet, but if it does, oh if it does....we will READ that … Continue reading MADDADDAM Cover Revealed!