Depressing Books: It’s a Cruel, Cruel Summer

| Jul 28 | 1 Comment

The Passage by Justin Cronin and Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Emily St. John Mandel over at The Millions observes that post-apocalyptic fiction seems to be everywhere this summer, and I couldn’t agree more. The two books I was looking forward to reading the most this summer—The Passage by Justin Cronin and Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins—both fall into the dystopian/post-apocalyptic genre. This is actually something new for me because I didn’t always like these types of […]


Sunday News Roundup, November 29th, 2009

| Nov 29 | 0 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving!! Here are some book related stories that have been in the news this week: Palin’s book tour contines to draw crowds and angry people (Huffington Post). The film adaptation of the Pulitzer prize winning novel, The Road hit theaters this week. Here is a interview with the director (EW) (You can also read the movie review over at Daemon’s Movies). A new book […]