An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic – Daniel Mendelsohn (review)

“The plot of the Odyssey is not long in the telling. A man has been away from home for many years. Poseidon is always on the watch for him; he is all alone. As for the situation at home, his goods are being laid waste by the Suitors, who plot against his son. After a … More An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic – Daniel Mendelsohn (review)

The Glass Town Game by Catherynne Valente (Review)

The Glass-Town Game is a middle-grade novel by Catherynne Valente. Charlotte, Emily, Branwell, and Anne Brönte grow up in their small Yorkshire parsonage. They spend their free time in a make-believe world called Glass Town which helps them escape the fact that Charlotte and Emily must, at the end of summer, return to their evil … More The Glass Town Game by Catherynne Valente (Review)