The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of Wrath Redux?

The Grapes of Wrath I first encountered The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck when I visited Monterey during my stay in the Bay Area, California. I loved the book very much and went on to devour all things...
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The Handmaid’s Tale

Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no lon...
Beloved by Toni Morrison
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Beloved

Beloved by Toni Morrison What kind of mother cuts her child's head off with a hacksaw? A mother who felt she had no alternative, that she was actually protecting her child from worse fates. This is the stor...

Joining the Classics Club

Today, I have decided to join The Classics Club - a club of book bloggers that focus their reading on the classics. The rules are simple - commit to reading 50 classics within 5 years. And these days, with ...