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Perspective Makes Hawkins Novel a Page Turner

Perspective Makes Hawkins Novel a Page Turner

February 3, 2016

By Tara Martinelli Perspective is everything in the world we live in. I never truly appreciated its significance in storytelling until I read “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins. Throughout the story, this concept of perspective left me puzzled and cu...

The Numbers Game to Modern Dating

The Numbers Game to Modern Dating

September 22, 2015

By Nicole Horton “Date-Onomics” by Jon Birger uses demographics, statistics and number-crunching to analyze the dating game for 20 or 30-somethings. If you are a woman and feel like your life is depicte...

A Summer Reading List for All Your Adventures

A Summer Reading List for All Your Adventures

April 29, 2015

By Annemarie Marconi Ladies and gentlemen of Fordham University, allow the stress of finals to melt away for just a moment to realize that summer 2015 is closely coming upon us! And, trust the English maj...

Reading for the Collegiate Soul

Reading for the Collegiate Soul

April 15, 2015

By Natalie Sturgeon Unknown to many Fordham students is the fact that there is a life outside of Rose Hill. College and your 20s is a time to take in all that you can and explore the vast universe of socia...

Trending Now: Calling All Bookworms

Trending Now: Calling All Bookworms

March 11, 2015

By Natalie Sturgeon Though this long winter may finally be ending, we aren’t quite out of the snow yet. But never fear, sufferers of cabin fever. Luckily, these last dregs of winter offer a great op...

Winter Break Reading: Not Your Professor’s Assignments

Winter Break Reading: Not Your Professor’s Assignments

December 3, 2014

By Megan Bronner Throughout the semester, students stay up late reading sleep-inducing texts assigned by their professors. However, winter break provides the opportunity to catch up on some pleasur...

Fan Fiction Dips into Pop Culture

Fan Fiction Dips into Pop Culture

November 12, 2014

By Nicole Horton Fan fiction, also commonly referred to as fanfic or fandom, is a phenomenon of digital times that has the potential to alter the literary world. Since fan fiction is based on and i...

The Lowdown: All Hail King

The Lowdown: All Hail King

November 12, 2014

By Devon Sheridan One of my lasting memories of reading — that present-day endeavor of sitting down and delving into a book for pleasure’s sake — involves Stephen King’s short story “The Lan...

Harry Styles Fan Fiction Gains Buzz

Harry Styles Fan Fiction Gains Buzz

November 12, 2014

By Nicole Horton The One Direction fan fiction -based novel After is the first of three installments by 25-year-old Texan Anna Todd. Wattpad, a popular fan fiction blog, claims 1 billion reads tota...

Comic Book Owner Looks for Geek Chic TV Show

Comic Book Owner Looks for Geek Chic TV Show

November 12, 2014

By Amanda Giglio New sitcoms and TV comedies surface every year, each with crazier concepts than the last. From “How I Met Your Mother,” chronicling a man’s quest to find his wife, to “Mod...

Steyn’s Essay Collection Details Marriage of Culture and Politics

November 5, 2014

Filed under Books, Culture

By Megan Bronner Conservative political commentator Mark Steyn released a new collection of essays, The Undocumented Mark Steyn: Don’t Say You Weren’t Warned, in which he argues that the real battleground for American is not through politics, but culture.  His argument is that the direction that America is heading in is controlled by culture rather than politics. According to Stein, liberals currently have the upper hand in ...

Sci-Fi, With A Twist

November 5, 2014

Filed under Books, Culture

By Mackenzie Gentry Boy meets girl, girl loves boy, boy uses his mystical Pan powers to overcome an evil half-elf’s plot to kill girl and helps her return to her natural state as an Elvin princess. That’s how the story goes, right? At least it is in Candace Beck Moesta’s latest novel, Soul Shift. An intricate story tracing the lives of mystical creatures in classical fantasy worlds, Soul Shift puts a new twist on traditional science fict...

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