Books Acquired Recently: Poetry Edition

Epp, Joanne. Eigenheim. Winnipeg: Turnstone, 2015. I’ll be reviewing this collection of poetry for Mennonite Quarterly Review, and just received the review copy in the mail. I’ve never read any of Epp’s work before, thus I am excited to get acquainted with the work of another Mennonite writer. Mirell, Gregory Scott, ed. Utica Poets SocietyContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Poetry Edition”

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Books Acquired Recently: Road Trip Edition

I just got back from a two-week road trip through Pennsylvania and New York to visit some family and friends, and did some book shopping along the way, all at independent bookstores. Here is what I acquired: Ashbery, John. Breezeway. New York: Ecco, 2015. I have always enjoyed Ashbery’s work, and his newest book hasContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently: Road Trip Edition”

Books Acquired Recently

Burroughs, William S. Queer. 1985. New York: Penguin, 1987. I haven’t read much Burroughs before, but have been meaning to read this novel for quite some time. Kureishi, Hanif. Outskirts and Other Plays: The King and Me, Borderline, Birds of Passage. London: Faber, 1992. I love Kureishi’s fiction, but have never read any of hisContinue reading “Books Acquired Recently”

My Trip to the Women’s World Cup Semifinal

On Tuesday I attended the Women’s World Cup semifinal between the U.S. and Germany held at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium. It was an amazing experience! The match was a good one, especially since the U.S. won 2-0. There were over 51,000 people in attendance, and the large majority were rooting for the U.S. I have attendedContinue reading “My Trip to the Women’s World Cup Semifinal”