Monthly Archives: February 2015

Thoughts on A.H. Jones’ Constantine and the Conversion of Europe (by Bethany)

About 75 pages of this book were assigned for one of the MOOC’s I’m taking, and since I’m a bit of an overachiever (at least in College Education 2.0 I’m an overachiever; in the first go-round not so much), I … Continue reading

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And now I need to go have Chinese food…. Final Thoughts on Nicole Mones’ The Last Chinese Chef (by Jill)

I just finished this book and it’s made me face a difficult truth: I’m not as cynical as I like to think I am. When Sam and Maggie finally get together at the very end I was overjoyed for them, … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

Miranda July’s The First Bad Man is strange, but in a good way. It’s a love story, a parody of typical erotica, a work of legitimate erotica, a coming-of-age narrative, and Fight Club reimagined for women (which is not to … Continue reading

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Progress Report on Nicole Mones’ The Last Chinese Chef (by Jill)

I feel like I have a hundred new years resolutions this year. Okay, maybe five. But the one that pertains to the blog is that I want to not disappear for weeks on end like I did towards the end … Continue reading

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