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

Through the Arc of the Rainforest

Hello! I am still on vacation, and thus I still can't be bothered to come up with anything other than book recommendations. So, for the third week in a row, here is one of my favorite books: Through the Arc of the Rainforest by Karen Tei Yamashita. This was one of those rare books I… Continue reading Through the Arc of the Rainforest