Review: Plague Land

Summary Leon, a cautious seventeen year old who recently relocated from New Jersey to London, must go on the run with his younger sister, Grace, and their mother, when a virus outbreak sweeps across Europe before engulfing the rest of the world. The plague kills with impunity, turning its victims into mush before integrating their … Continue reading Review: Plague Land

Reading Update: The Pain Behind Dark Comedy

Hello and good evening! I hope you're having a good night and enjoying it in the loving company of either yourself or those closest to you. In mulling over what I said about my current readings last Saturday, I encountered some deep personal feelings about the pitch-black comedy of David Foster Wallace. I used words like "hilarious" … Continue reading Reading Update: The Pain Behind Dark Comedy

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

First impressions: My first time immersing myself in a work by Benjamin Alire Sáenz. Sleepwalking through life. That's what I feel like I've been doing since my dad passed away. Then I walked the aisles of Barnes and Noble a week ago. Plucked this book out of its forgotten corner of the shelf. I smiled at … Continue reading Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe