The Sarah Book by Scott McClanahan

Review of “The Sarah Book” by Scott McClanahan

Falling into The Sarah Book A strange, compelling self-reflection, The Sarah Book by Scott McClanahan, entices with its sweet, experimental prose. McClanahan creates characters from their emotions, normal human emotions, sometimes exaggerated and often funny – like laughing on a park bench alone funny. Instead of drawing a chronological line of progression through his relationship with Sarah (of The Sarah Book) Scott McClanahan ties chapters … Continue reading Review of “The Sarah Book” by Scott McClanahan

Review of “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel

Literary sci-fi packed with metaphor, this book itself is proof of its major theme, that the beauty of life makes it worth living, beyond mere survival. The story surrounds two major events: the death of a man, and that of the earth as we know it, with the characters and their storylines sprouting from each. The growth of the two main characters, Jeevan and Kirsten, … Continue reading Review of “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel

Review of “The Dollhouse Mirror: Poetry by Frank Watson”

Read more: The Dollhouse Mirror: Poetry by Frank Watson The Fine Line Watson, in many of these poems, has found the fine line. The fine line I mean is the moment before, the blankness between living and dying, or the anticipation of doing in the state of nothing. This, I believe, is the ultimate goal of poetry. To find that mirror between reality and impossibility. … Continue reading Review of “The Dollhouse Mirror: Poetry by Frank Watson”