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Edwidge Danticat – “Brother, I’m Dying”

“Brother, I’m Dying” is an autobiographical novel and account of Edwidge Danticat’s diaspora from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti to America. This novel and commentary on U.S. Immigration and world policies received the…

George Orwell – “Animal Farm”

“Four legs good, two legs bad,” chanted the pigs, horse and dogs. The theme of animals overtaking their farm from humans parallels the Russian Revolution in George Orwell’s famous novel…

Antoine Saint – Exupery’s The Little Prince

I want to share with you a beautiful story about a little prince who lives on a planet far away in space. This little prince inhabits a planet that is…

Charles Bukowski – Sifting Through the Madness

Had you met me five years ago you would have seen a shocked child walking around with what felt like the book of Satan. Perhaps we are all sheltered to…

Mathias Malzieu’s “The Boy with the Cuckoo-Clock Heart”

The cover of “The Boy with the Cuckoo-Clock Heart” makes the book seem like a light read, maybe for young adults who can empathize with children, but this book is…

Kurt Vonnegut’s “Player Piano”

If you are politically conscientious, enjoy a good satire, or are an avid reader of science fiction, I recommend Kurt Vonnegut’s novel Player Piano. The novel has some “all too…

Interview with the Vampire

When the “Twilight” books hit the scene a few years ago, they changed the way vampires were thought of. They were no longer horrid fanged creatures who said “I vant…

The Kite Runner

It was not until recently that I actually starting reading books for entertainment and not just for some school project. They mostly consist of subjects like racing, a zombie apocalypse…

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