A Dune Readalong

A Dune Readalong

Over the next few weeks, I’m going to be participating in a readalong of Frank Herbert’s “Dune” hosted by Carl from Stainless Steel Droppings.  As the novel is divided into […]

“The Idiot” by Dostoevsky

“The Idiot” by Dostoevsky

  “The Idiot” is one of Dostoevsky’s most intriguing novels, as it is Dostoevsky’s attempt to write a novel about a character who is purely good.  I studied this book […]

Life is Dark

Life is Dark

Meghan Cox Gurdon has been at it again with a response to the criticism against her article “Darkness Too Visible,” which I commented on in an earlier post. Clearly, YA […]

“Crystal Singer” by Anne McCaffrey

“Crystal Singer” by Anne McCaffrey

  Ah, yes… 1980s sci-fi.  I had heard good things about McCaffrey, although she’s mostly famous for her dragon books.  I was not disappointed in “Crystal Singer.” The protagonist, Killashandra […]