Monthly Archives: December 2013

ELEANOR & PARK by Rainbow Rowell

Even if you don’t teach teenagers, you’ve probably been a teenager at some point and also, probably, in love.  Possibly both at the same time.  My point is, while ELEANOR & PARK is a “young adult” book, it tells a … Continue reading

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DIRTY LOVE by Andre Dubus III

One of my college professors used to say that you don’t really read a short story until you re-read it.  I began thinking about this halfway through DIRTY LOVE, as soon as I realized that the stories—four novellas, actually—were interconnected. … Continue reading

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