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Singing Praises: Kristen Hannahs The Nightingale Hits All the Right Notes

Singing Praises: Kristen Hannah’s ‘The Nightingale’ Hits All the Right Notes

Avery Schuller, Staff Writer September 29, 2023

Set against the backdrop of a quaint French community reeling from the ruins imposed by the onset of 1949 Nazi Germany, "The Nightingale" examines themes of femininity, desperation, honor and betrayal....

Unbridling the Beauty of McCarthys All the Pretty Horses

Unbridling the Beauty of McCarthy’s “All the Pretty Horses”

Eli Metzger, Staff Writer September 22, 2023

To many Americans, the Western aesthetic is a centerpiece of nostalgia. Despite the genre’s diminished popularity (I couldn’t tell you the last time I watched a true Western movie), mental images of...

Book Review: Same Time Next Summer

Book Review: “Same Time Next Summer”

Maya Egan, Staff Writer September 8, 2023

As the transition from reading for leisure to reading for classes approaches, I recall a book I read shortly after moving into my new dormitory at Colgate University. Gifted by my mom, the novel, “Same...

‘The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo’: Expect the Unexpected

Claire Dodds, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

“The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo” by Taylor Jenkins Reid, published in 2017, transports readers to the world of 1950s Hollywood, revealing the glitz, glamor and secrets of Hollywood’s biggest stars....

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Bell-Bottoms and Break-Ups: Reid’s ‘Daisy Jones & The Six’

Chapin Rockwell, Staff Writer April 21, 2023

If you hear someone blasting the "Aurora" album from the second floor of Andrews Hall, it is most likely me. This summer I had the opportunity to dive into the worlds built by the wonderful Taylor Jenkins...

The Summer of ‘69: Tumult, Family, and Warm Summer Days

Claire Dodds, Contributing Writer April 7, 2023

"Summer of ‘69," published in 2019, is just one of many of Elin Hilderbrand’s novels set on the idyllic island of Nantucket. This summer destination has become Hilderbrand’s signature, with many...

Book Review: The Epic of ‘Shantaram’

Robert “Jerry” Pfeifer, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

"Shantaram" is an award-winning novel published in 2003 based on the authentic epic experiences of the author Gregory David Roberts in India. Shantaram is the Hindu name given to Roberts (the narrator)...

Taylor Jenkins Reid Serves Another Hit with ‘Carrie Soto is Back’

Emma McCartan, Contributing Writer November 4, 2022

After September saw the end of Serena William’s illustrious tennis career, fans itching for something more are sure to enjoy Taylor Jenkins Reid’s newest novel, "Carrie Soto is Back." Carrie Soto is...

Book Column: A Small Place

Kyle Mayers, Contributing Writer September 23, 2022

A Small Place, written by Jamaica Kincaid, is reflective and analytical as Kincaid details her experiences as an Antiguan immigrant in America while focusing on how her home country tries to repair the...

Jia Tolentino’s Trick Mirror Still Stands

Jia Tolentino’s Trick Mirror Still Stands

Heather Holm, Staff Writer September 9, 2022

In an era that can only be characterized by the excessively used phrase ‘unprecedented times,’ Jia Tolentino’s Trick Mirror, a collection of cultural critique essays published in 2019, is eerily...

Book Review: The Truth About ‘Verity’

Lauren Stewart, Contributing Writer May 6, 2022

“Verity,” a thrilling and terrifying romance novel, was published in 2018 and written by the legendary Colleen Hoover. Like others who indulge in Hoover’s novels, I would recommend approaching her...

Book Review: ‘The Loneliest Americans’

Edward Zhang, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

“The Loneliest Americans” by Jay Caspian Kang presents an insightful dissection of the complexity of Asian American experience. Kang writes from a partly autobiographical and partly historical perspective...

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