Tag Archives: Reading

N. K. Jemisin’s The Killing Moon – A Review of Dreams, Ethics and Gay Priests

I picked up N. K. Jemisin‘s The Killing Moon on a whim.  I’d seen it floating around the fantasy shelves for a few weeks and I was in that happy space having just finished my last book without yet having … Continue reading

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Why Do You Read?

Today’s post is going to be a little different because it’s assignment week here for me so everything’s due and I’m busy staring at the calendar, desperately wondering where all my time went. Accordingly, this post is about me asking … Continue reading

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I was Framed by that Device!

At the moment I’m reading a terrible book. I picked it up because I thought it would be a fun kind of terrible, an impression that was mainly formed because of this glorious bit of cover work. Look at that … Continue reading

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Veronica Roth’s Divergent: A Review of Training, Teachers and Virtues Gone Wrong

As you read this, I will be happily burying myself in Veronica Roth’s Insurgent. While you read, I’d like you to picture me curled up under a blanket with a nice cup of tea, alternatively reading obsessively and trying to … Continue reading

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The Death of the Author

It’s been a while since I last tackled the Norton. And I realise that this is mostly because if I stuck to my stated intention of going through it chronologically, the next guy I’d be looking at is Socrates. And … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: Only about the coolest job in the world

As part of one of my courses, I’ve got to start keeping a blog under my own name chatting about writing and creative non-fiction (CNF to the cool kids) in particular. Since I’m not a big fan of redundancy, and … Continue reading

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Reading Difficulties

What could be easier than reading? It’s a simple process. There’s words, you run your eyes over them and you translate the words into meaning. Simplicity. There’s nothing at all complex about how people read… right? Reading is an extremely … Continue reading

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