Category Archives: Books

Feeding the Trolls: Giving credit…even to the most “misguided” opinions

A while back, I saw an interesting review of To Kill a Mockingbird on Goodreads. In its entirety, it read: ** spoiler alert ** A friend of mine once commented that To Kill a Mockingbird was the most racist book … Continue reading

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Ripping the literary world in “Twain”

If you’re in the literary loop, you’re probably aware that publisher NewSouth Books is releasing an “updated” (their word) version of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn this February. The new version replaces 219 instances of the “N-word” with the word … Continue reading

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To kill, or not to kill…a mockingbird.

To Kill a Mockingbird is one of those pivotal American works that everyone just “has” to read at some point. Critics have been singing its praises for decades, and the novel has become a fixture in the US literature curriculum. … Continue reading

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