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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Translated and with an Introduction by Jack Zipes

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At some point in my young life, I was exposed to Utopian, and Dystopian literature. More than likely, Dystopian came first given

The Redneck Manifesto REVISITED

I don’t often go back and take another look at a book I’ve already reviewed for this paper.


What is “hinterland?” Depending on which specific definition, it can be the land adjacent to the coastline of the ocean or a

Victorian Songlight: The Birthings of Magic & Mystery

Want to go on a trip?

This one will take you places you don’t expect to go, some of them imaginary (maybe) some

Doctor Sleep

The first Stephen King novel I read was The Stand. Not having read his entire oeuvre, I can’t be sure when I

Celebrity Vineyards

With America’s enthusiasm for wine, it seems only natural that vineyards would be a popular investment, and who better than recognizable names

The Camp of the Saints by Jean Raspail

This is another of those books I hesitate to review because, while when it was published was well-received, it has since become

The Plague by Albert Camus

Do you react to coincidence, serendipity, an alignment of the stars? I’m half kidding, but the half serious part came across a

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Yes, I’m coming very late to the “Miss Peregrine” party. I discovered the book on an early-virus-stockup trip to BJ’s, and was