Tag: reading

Book Review: Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell

Yes: George Orwell wrote more than just Animal Farm and 1984, in fact.

Book Review: Cynical Theories | Is “Wokeness” A Real Thing?

Why is speech now considered violence? Why have people started to introduce themselves with a laundry list of identity labels? Why is my generation faking mental disorders on TikTok for clout? Why are people so eager to cancel one another on Twitter? Why are we seeing insistences that math and science are racist?

Book Review: The Coddling of the American Mind | Right-Wing Outrage or Well-Written Treatise?

In the past few years, it has become relatively common to see large and occasionally violent protests on college campuses when controversial, usually right-wing, speakers are invited.

Why Do Book Characters Always Get Into Elite Universities? | Disillusioned High School Senior Analyzes College Admissions in YA

Harvard. Stanford. MIT. The circle of elite colleges is tantalizing for many teenagers. And for YA characters, seem to be predetermined destiny.

Book Review: Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé (A Rant) | SPOILER REVIEW

What would you get if you fed an AI 10,000 words of antiracism books, “deconstructing whiteness” seminars and the script of that Karen movie trailer and then told it to write a YA thriller?

Wrap-Up: Beware The Ides of March | Books, Blogging, and Questioning Life Decisions

Well, if I thought February was bad… March was just another level. I’ve been in this weird sort of limbo for the past couple of weeks, but in any case this led to me reading a lot. And I consider that an absolute win.