Child of God, a Book Review

Child of God, Cormac McCarthy

Review At times funny and charming and most other times out right haunting, Child of God is another excellent work by the renown writer Cormac McCarthy. The book centers on Lester Ballard who is largely disliked by the community at large. Lester has a few friends but they are never quite treated as such but rather… Continue reading Child of God, a Book Review

Between the World and Me, a Book Review

Review Severe, conscious stirring, and wildly aware, Ta-Nehisi Coates's book Between the World and Me reads as Coates is speaking with his son. The work embodies elements which had forced their way into his own development, spanning themes as racism, American history, seeking belonging, police brutality, and the attempt to understand all of these elements as… Continue reading Between the World and Me, a Book Review

Things Fall Apart, a Book Review 

Review Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe explores African tribal culture, religions native to those  tribes, and the influence, or ruination, from an invading religion. Through the lens of a tribal leader Okonkwo, the reader is able to understand and nearly come to believe as the tribes the books center. Also through him is a… Continue reading Things Fall Apart, a Book Review 

Ender’s Shadow A Book Review

Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card is a spin off from the famous book Ender's Game but takes the same events through the character Bean. Bean grew up in poverty in the city of Rotterdam where he dealt with gangs violence and death. But Bean was intelligence, incredibly so by most standards, it was his… Continue reading Ender’s Shadow A Book Review

Fahrenheit 451 a Book Review

Is it about censorship? Perhaps a critique on society as a whole? Does paper actually burn at 451 degrees Fahrenheit? One can say much about the possible meanings and interpretations of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451. It suffices to say, regardless of the interpretation, that Fahrenheit 451 is an enduring novel and will continue to be… Continue reading Fahrenheit 451 a Book Review