Thulani Davis

1959 by Thulani Davis

August 29, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 0

1959 is a novel by Thulani Davis that was published in 2001 by Grove Press. It is a first-person coming-of-age narrative that chronicles a young black girl named Willie Tarrant coping […]

Recitatif

July 28, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 0

Recitatif is the French word for recitative, which is a type of spoken performance that’s a combination of regular speech and singing, similar to the […]

Pnin

July 20, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 0

Pnin is a short novel by Vladimir Nabokov originally published in 1957. It was Nabokov’s 13th novel and the 4th one he wrote in English. It […]

The Pox Party

July 11, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 0

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing: Traitor to the Nation: Vol. 1: The Pox Party tells the story of Octavian, a young slave boy who’s a […]

The Horror at Red Hook

June 6, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 1

“The Horror at Red Hook” is a short story by H.P. Lovecraft that first appeared in the January 1927 issue of Weird Tales. The protagonist of the story is Detective […]

Rot & Ruin

May 18, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 0

Rot & Ruin is the first volume in Jonathan Maberry’s popular Benny Imura series. This novel introduces 15-year-old Benny and follows his adventures as he becomes […]

Kindred

May 3, 2018 Lucy A. Snyder 0

Octavia Butler once described her supernatural, time-traveling neo-slave narrative Kindred as “a grim fantasy”. It’s hard to imagine any realistic treatment of slave life in the antebellum […]