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Let’s Talk Books – “J: A Novel” by Howard Jacobson

Date Published: October 14, 2014 Category: Dystopian, Fiction, World Literature Rating: 3.5/5 This is my first review of 2016 and that should not be interpreted as a positive thing. I really wanted to like this book a lot more and it’s unfortunate that the drawbacks outweighed the potential. In previous posts I think I explained… Continue reading Let’s Talk Books – “J: A Novel” by Howard Jacobson

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Let’s Talk Books – “The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams

Date Published: 1945 Category: Classics, Dramas & Plays Rating: 4/5 I had no idea what to expect with this play even though it is so commonly brought up. One weekend I happened to be at a $1 book sale and decided to make this purchase to essentially see what all the hype was about. 70… Continue reading Let’s Talk Books – “The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams

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Litquake/Lit Crawl: Blood, Sweat, & Literature

Date: October 17, 2015 Venue: Latin American Club, Dog Eared Books, Mission Cultural Center For Latino Arts *Warning: A little late, a lot longer, & more photos to cover various events* Lately I have been posting my adventures during Litquake 2015 and we have arrived at the conclusion. Lit Crawl takes place on the last… Continue reading Litquake/Lit Crawl: Blood, Sweat, & Literature

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Let’s Talk Books – “Food: A Love Story” by Jim Gaffigan

Date Published: September 22, 2015 Category: Nonfiction, Anecdotes, Comedian Rating: 3.5/5 If you compare this review to other things I have read and/or written about, it is a safe reaction to think that I have fallen off the deep end. Nonfiction biography type books are generally not given a second look whenever I browse in… Continue reading Let’s Talk Books – “Food: A Love Story” by Jim Gaffigan

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Litquake: 2015 Poetry World Series

Venue: Make-Out Room Date: October 13, 2015 My previous post had a clever twist to the title but this event honestly didn’t need one. Can you honestly tell me that seeing a World Series in something other than baseball doesn’t instantly make you excited? It worked in addition for me considering I happen to actually… Continue reading Litquake: 2015 Poetry World Series

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Litquake: Chemical Weddings & Electric Performances

Venue: The Make-Out Room Date: October 12, 2015 LITQUAKE 2015 As someone from the Bay Area who graduated with a BA in Creative Writing, it really is a shame that 2015 is the first time I’ve attended any event during Litquake. I remember every year at least two of my professors would ask the class… Continue reading Litquake: Chemical Weddings & Electric Performances

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Let’s Talk Books – “The Lover’s Dictionary” a novel by David Levithan

Date Published: January 17, 2012 / 2011 Category: Fiction, Couples Fiction Rating: 5/5 This is the first book I have ever read by David Levithan and this will be my first book review put out in the world. It is the story of a couple who has been dating for two years and their relationship… Continue reading Let’s Talk Books – “The Lover’s Dictionary” a novel by David Levithan