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Normal People

By Sally Rooney, A modern will-they-or-won't-they romance

Normal People is Sally Rooney’s second book, and the literati are tripping over themselves in adoration. Move over Daenerys, The Washington Post only bends a knee for Sally Rooney. She was profiled by Vanity Fair, and she’s being hailed as an Instagram status symbol as well as the “Voice of Her Generation.” As a book …

                    

Circe

By Madeline Miller, An elegant and delightful retelling of Greek mythological tales

Circe, by Madeline Miller, came out early last year, and I’ve been keen to find time for it, so it seemed like a good book to kick off the spring season. It’s a re-telling the story of Circe, a character originated circa 8th century B.C. by Homer. In Homer’s in The Odyssey, Odysseus encounters her …

           

12 Literary Halloween Costume Ideas

It’s that spooktacular time of the year again, which means once more the desperate scramble to find a perfect Halloween costume. Lucky for us book loving people, we have an array colorful characters to choose from. And because book-ish costumes are obviously the best costumes, I thought I’d offer up some literary-themed Halloween get-ups for …