Category: Creative Non-Fiction

“Joansing” for Didion

While Halloween has always held a coveted spot in my heart and imagination, the truth is, I used to get almost as excited for the 4thof July. It was like the summertime version of my favorite autumn day, where the rules were bent and… Continue Reading ““Joansing” for Didion”

Review: Tampa by Alyssa Nutting

Tampa by Alissa Nutting Final Verdict: 3.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 48 Tampa is the much-talked about, widely reviled, and heavily debated inaugural novel from writer Alissa Nutting.  It is based on the real-life events of a Florida teacher who had sex with her… Continue Reading “Review: Tampa by Alyssa Nutting”

Review: Save Me the Waltz by Zelda Fitzgerald

Save  Me the Waltz by Zelda Fitzgerald Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 16 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald was the troubled wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald, one of the most famous American writers of all-time.  Save… Continue Reading “Review: Save Me the Waltz by Zelda Fitzgerald”

Review: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? By Edward Albee Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD:  59 Plot/Story:  4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful Edward Albee’s play, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, is intoxicating – literally.  With every turn of the page, the reader… Continue Reading “Review: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee”

Review: The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 50 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) I finished reading The House of the Spirits approximately 20 hours ago; I have held off on… Continue Reading “Review: The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende”