As readers, the idea of our favorite books being turned into film and television production frightens us and excites us. It's scary because so many things can go wrong that could result in – gasp! – an unfaithful adaptation. Yet that doesn't stop us from being excited because we get to re-experience the stories we love. Here are ...
Noumenon by Marina J. Lostetter
On Sale: July 2017, ISBN-13: 9780062497840
(in Kantian philosophy) a thing as it is in itself, as distinct from a thing as it is knowable by the senses through phenomenal attributes.
Imagine it is the future. Not the distant future, mind you, but a close enough world in which large scale ...
Barack Obama has been portrayed as being many things over his life and political career. Some have thought him flippant, coasting by on charm and glibness. Others have thought him suspect. Admirers and detractors both have found him aloof, though very few have doubted the fact of his formidable intelligence.
And admirers and detractors alike have also found Barack Obama ...
Douglas Weatherford, translator of the first English-language version of Juan Rulfo’s second novel The Golden Cockerel, knows that Rulfo isn’t a household name. And Weatherford thinks that’s a tragedy.
“It’s important for English speaking readers, especially in the U.S., to discover Juan Rulfo. For some unfortunate reason he never reached the same acclaim as Jorge Luis Borges, Isabel Allende ...
Last week, I started my annual roundup of favorite books of the year with my standout reads from January to March.
Today, I’ll be looking at April through June.
Let’s jump right in!
April: The Lie Tree, by Frances Hardinge
While I don’t know if I’ve ever been able to name a NUMBER ONE FAVORITE BOOK of any given year ...