Mini-Reviews: All the Books I Read for Literature Class This Year (Part I)

Remember back in August when I posted a list anticipating the 7 books I was reading for literature class this year? A few of you wanted to know what I thought of them once I was done. Well, I took my literature final yesterday, so I’m officially done with this year’s literature class, and I can tell you about all the books I read this year! I’ll talk about both the content of the books and the edition/ translation I read.

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Surprise, I’m Not Dead! and other thrilling announcements

Hello, everyone! It sure has been a while. In fact, I last saw you when I was right in the middle of a three-part series of posts, leaving you hanging with number two, only to take an unplanned, unannounced 5-month hiatus.

I know, I know. I’m the worst blogger ever.

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Dear Sir: Your Fake Gentleman Culture is Garbage

An open letter to the creator of this infograph. I’d recommend at least skimming it before reading this article.

Dear Sir,

I am female, but I love the blog The Art of Manliness. I know I’m not exactly their target audience–the blog is the pillar of modern “gentleman culture” and features articles on the care of beards, etiquette, and ways to fold pocket squares. But it’s also full of solid advice and useful tips that everyone can benefit from.

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