The first dish was a consommé that tasted as if a million chickens had died to make it. ~ Ruth Reichl, Tender at the Bone
Team Review: Radio Free Vermont
“It was, he thought, a blessing to have lived out his life in a place that spun slowly like that yellow leaf, an eddy in the American rapids, a place that was shrinking when most of the country was growing, growing, ever-growing,” ~ Bill McKibben
Team Review: The Sellout
"It's illegal to yell 'Fire!' in a crowded theater, right?" "It is." "Well, I've whispered 'Racism' in a post-racial world."
Team Review: Station Eleven
This post-apocalyptic novel meanders through a poorly-imagined future.
Oathbringer Final Discussion
Our final discussion of Oathbringer! How did everyone like the third installment of The Stormlight Archive?
Oathbringer: Part Three
In Part Three of Oathbringer, things have really started to pick up.
Oathbringer: Part Two
Our second discussion post for Brandon Sanderson's fantasy epic, Oathbringer!
Oathbringer: Part One
Our first discussion post for the fantasy epic Oathbringer!
Team Review: Turtles All The Way Down
“Anybody can look at you. It's quite rare to find someone who sees the same world you see.” John Green
Team Review: The Keep
“Think about medieval times, Danny, like when this castle was built. People were constantly seeing ghosts, having visions—they thought Christ was sitting with them at the dinner table, they thought angels and devils were flying around. We don't see those things anymore. Why? Was all that stuff happening before and then it stopped? Unlikely. Was everyone nuts in medieval times? Doubtful. But their imaginations were more active. Their inner lives were rich and weird.” - Jennifer Egan.