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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Best Book You’ve Never Read

I’ve been attempting to read more lately as I have many, many books on my shelf waiting to be finished. I’m currently reading Cory Doctorow’s For the Win, and have Suzanne Collins’s Catching Fire in my backlog, already started.

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Books

5 Books with Emily Heist Moss

1. Which book would you give to a poten­tial sig­nif­i­cant other? It gets under my skin when really smart, well-educated, liberal guys never read books by women (the frequent exceptions being Atlas Shrugged and Harry Potter). I have a couple of go-to lady authored books I like to push on guys, but A Visit from […]

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Books

Feeding the Hunger

Or, “How Katniss Everdeen Climbed Out of Her Book and Ignited a Real-Life Conflict.”

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Movies

Imagining Race: The Hunger Games

Straight black hair, olive skin, and grey eyes. Suzanne Collins’ description of her protagonist – brief, almost in passing – has ignited debate across the Internet, and surely beyond, about race and Hollywood. It would be nearly impossible to miss the discussions, even if you hadn’t read the books.

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We try it!

We Try It!: Hipster-Lit + YA Gold

It is a sad day. I wanted to review Patti Smith’s autobiography Just Kids, but guess what? Apparently two-day shipping is no longer literal (yet another reason to boycott Amazon! The only thing standing in my way is already having a Prime account and my own cheapskate personality). In the meantime, I’d like to share […]