Fake Bookish Neurosis: Dystoparanoia

Fake Bookish Neurosis: Dystoparanoia

Dystopian Dioramas by Lori Nix I’m currently listening to Claire Danes’ narration (fantastic, btw,) of Margaret Atwood’s classic The Handmaid’s Tale, which I’ve read a few times already & am re-reading in preparation for World Book Night. If you are not familiar, a) how is this possible and b) it’s about a near-future society in […]

Alias Grace: Final Thoughts

Alias Grace: Final Thoughts

**First, to be fair: Spoilers are fair game today, so if you have not read the book and have any intention of doing so in the near future, you may want to stop reading now, just to be safe.** As most of you know, this is my second time around with Alias Grace, and I’ve […]

Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood: Early Impressions

Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood: Early Impressions

As promised, here is the first post for May’s informal readalong. Alias Grace is just as good upon reread as it was several years ago. Margaret Atwood remains one of my favorite authors with her knack for capturing characters and setting with easy clarity. I’m not sure how far along everyone is, so, just to […]

May’s bookish endeavor: we the bookish read Alias Grace

May’s bookish endeavor: we the bookish read Alias Grace

In a casual twitter conversation a couple months ago, Bookworm Beth, Lit Musing Brenna and I determined that we all wanted to read Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace (a re-read for me) and thought, hey, why not coordinate and read at roughly the same time? We’ve set May as the month, and anyone who likes is welcome […]