Five Super Chic Books of Poetry

5) Davis McCombs- Ultima Thule When I was a sophomore, I’d only known the superstars of the poetry world: Hass, Dove, Wojahn, Komunyakaa. Ultima Thule, the 1999 Yale Younger Series winner, was literary mouthwash at a time when I’d only had practice dissecting memory narrative. A deep imagist, McCombs realizes primitive truths through the voice … Continue reading Five Super Chic Books of Poetry

Six Reasons Why Libraries Are The Best Place To Be During The Zombie Apocalypse

No one can really predict if and when the apocalypse will happen but you may want to have something set up just in case the inevitable does occur.  Although hospitals may sound like a good idea for practical reasons, they will be the birth place and breeding grounds for the disease and will most likely … Continue reading Six Reasons Why Libraries Are The Best Place To Be During The Zombie Apocalypse

How Matilda Influenced My Childhood as a Reader

Many people may not recognize the name Roald Dahl. For those of you who don’t know, Roland Dahl is the author of several very successful children’s books, some of which include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, and Matilda. Many of Dahl’s books have been turned into highly popular movies. Roald … Continue reading How Matilda Influenced My Childhood as a Reader