Books, Writing

What the Hell is Magical Realism

If you've been around this blog for a while, you probably already know that I take great issue with the way genre is treated in the academic world. Specifically, the way that scifi and fantasy and other "genre fiction" get relegated to the "popular" and therefore unworthy of study category, while "literature" is lauded as… Continue reading What the Hell is Magical Realism

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Books, Reviews

Love (?) in the Time of Cholera

Hello, hello! I am apparently on a talking-about-books kick these days, because once again I've finished reading something and am absolutely dying to talk about it. This time the book is Love in the Time of Cholera, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, which I started reading while on vacation in Hawaii, because "breezy beach reads" aren't actually a… Continue reading Love (?) in the Time of Cholera