Tag: literature

Steven's Book Reviews: Stephen King's latest novel End of Watch (Scribner's, 6/7/14)

Steven's Book Reviews: Stephen King's latest novel End of Watch (Scribner's, 6/7/14)
The release of a new Stephen King novel is a fête in the twisted universe that is my existence. The first King novel I read was ten years ago and, oddly enough, it was one of his longest: IT. My sister, who was about nine when I was two or three years old, loved to torment... Read more »

"All he does is yell, yell, yell!": The Case of Dr. Seuss vs. Donald Trump

"All he does is yell, yell, yell!": The Case of Dr. Seuss vs. Donald Trump
As I was browsing through the stacks in Barnes & Noble, an intermission from my main mission of purchasing Stephen King’s new masterpiece, I happened upon a book entitled Seuss-isms! A Guide to Life for Those Just Starting Out…and Those Already on Their Way. It is a short “self-help” book on how to deal with... Read more »

The Importance of To Kill a Mockingbird

The Importance of To Kill a Mockingbird
     Flashback to St. Paul Lutheran School. Addison, Illinois. A Seventh Grade classroom, each teenager with a book in their hands. The cover is Pepto-Bismol pink, featuring a gnarled tree with treasures inside, all presided over by a glorious mockingbird. Little did those teenagers know that from the first moment they opened that book,... Read more »
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