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  • Review: 'Bad Feminist' by Roxane Gay

    Review: 'Bad Feminist' by Roxane Gay
    Don't tear other women down, because even if they're not your friends, they are women and this is just as important," Roxane Gay writes in "Bad Feminist." "This is not to say you cannot criticize other women, but understand the difference between criticizing constructively and tearing down cruelly."
  • Reader of the Week: Bryn Lerud

    Reader of the Week: Bryn Lerud
    Who I am Bryn Lerud from Elmhurst. One unique thing about me I took my own private literary tour of Ireland a month ago. I was in Dublin for Bloomsday and visited the Kavanagh House, many Yeats sites in Sligo and Kinvarra, and visited the Synge...

    The Biblioracle: Favorite books of 2014... so far

    The Biblioracle: Favorite books of 2014... so far
    I have been reading a lot of "Best Books of 2014 (So Far)" lists, lately. Because it is summer and I am not teaching, I get to fill my extra time with books and reading, and for whatever reasons, my choices have just been spot on, one pleasure after...

    Review: 'Another Great Day at Sea' by Geoff Dyer

    Review: 'Another Great Day at Sea' by Geoff Dyer
    I wish I could force every wannabe Internet essayist and second-rate scraped-raw memoirist to read the first page of "Another Great Day at Sea," on which Geoff Dyer demonstrates, as casually as Ray Allen sinking a three, how a metaphor is made. Describing...

    Review: 'Fare Forward' edited by Laura Sims

    Review: 'Fare Forward' edited by Laura Sims
    "Fame is a fickle food," Emily Dickinson wrote upon the occasion of David Markson's death in 2010. "Pretty much the high point of experimental fiction in this country," David Foster Wallace called Markson's novels (or "novels"), which sold about a...