What I Love About Banned Books Week (September 22–28, 2013)

Last year I wrote about three books that I really want to read and only heard about because of a banned books list. In keeping with that tradition, here are my three picks from Banned Books Week 2013. When It Happens, by Susane Colasanti Books Challenged or Banned 2012-2013 According to the ALA, challenged for explicit … More What I Love About Banned Books Week (September 22–28, 2013)

Enlightened In Spite of Myself by “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty”

This weekend I got a little adventurous and met some peeps at the Guild to see the movie An Oversimplification of Her Beauty. It was a little art house-y. The confused looks on my companions’ faces after the lights came on was priceless. “So, was he ever actually with that girl or not?” “He did … More Enlightened In Spite of Myself by “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty”