Category Archives: Books
“You beguile me, Christian. Completely overwhelm me. I feel like Icarus flying too close to the sun, ” purrs Ana, the protagonist of this year’s lauded, seminal classic, 50 Shades of Grey.
“I’d been waiting for the vampire for years when he walked into the bar.” This is hardly “Call me Ishmael,” but I suppose it gets the job done. It begins Charlaine Harris’ 2001 novel Dead Until Dark. For the uninitiated, this is the first installment in the massively-popular Southern Vampire Mysteries, perhaps better known by the title of the HBO show it inspired, True Blood. Continue reading
More than about the literary work, Princyclopedia is about exploration of the world and of the imagination. It is about stimulation and interaction. Although they were not conscious of it, the children that attended the event made many observations and connections as they were led through the gym; they developed memories that will connect to other experiences they will have later and that will contribute to the images of reality and unreality forming in their minds. Continue reading
The Nassau Literary Review took to the airwaves this week on WPRB 103.3 FM, Princeton’s college radio station, to discuss the work of Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai. Continue reading