Interview with Rune Christiansen

Rune Christiansen is a Norwegian poet and novelist. One of Norway’s most important literary writers, he is the author of more than 20 books of fiction, poetry and nonfiction. He has won many prestigious awards, including the 2014 Brage Prize for his bestselling novel, The Loneliness in Lydia Erneman’s Life. Fanny and the Mystery in... Continue Reading →

The Eyre Affair

Recently I was at a loss for what to read next. I could have been proactive and perused the "new and hot" lists in the library catalog or consulted the "What Do I Read Next" database, but instead decided to complain to my office mate. She, as usual, came through for me and handed over... Continue Reading →

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

I'm not a big fan of fiction in general, nor do I readily jump on the bandwagon, so it was a little out of character for me to read The Road by Cormac McCarthy. I wasn't disappointed. It was engaging from the first line to the last and kept me hooked on every page. The... Continue Reading →

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

Twain's writing is of a similar caliber to J.R.R Tolkien. Both writers have a poetic, descriptive and timeless feel to their words. Twain's Tom Sawyer is an incorrigible boy growing up in a small town on the Mighty Mississip'. Written in 1876, the story takes place about 30-40 years earlier. Sawyer's adventures open a window... Continue Reading →

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