Monthly Archive: February, 2014

When the Emperor was Divine

Sparse… this word best describes When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka.  The tale of one Japanese- American family’s evacuation and relocation during World War II from California to the Utah desert. … Continue reading

Dept. of Speculation by Jennny Offill

If you’ve ever experienced infidelity, bedbugs, motherhood, or feel like your brain goes from one random thought to another… Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill is for you.  Written from the perspective of… Continue reading

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Superbowl Sunday is today.  I may be the only person in America not tuning in.  I’d rather read or write.  Especially after reading Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain.  For all… Continue reading