Literature

REVIEW: Octavia E. Butler’s Xenogenesis Trilogy

"They own themselves. They don't belong to you." Title: Xenogenesis/Lilith's BroodAuthor: Octavia E. ButlerPublication: 1987-89Rating: 3/5 stars (for the whole series)CW/TW: violence, child abuse, murder, rape Between the months of August and October, Vegan Book Club, an online community that gathers on Goodreads (and sometimes Instagram) to discuss, well, vegan books (duh), had been reading… Continue reading REVIEW: Octavia E. Butler’s Xenogenesis Trilogy

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Book Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang

“Sister...all the trees of the world are like brothers and sisters.” Title: The Vegetarian Author: Han Kang Publication: 2007 Rating: 3/5 stars CW/TW: abuse, rape, sexual assault The Vegetarian by Han Kang is a relatively short read (the English edition clocks in at 188 pages), but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Originally published in 2007… Continue reading Book Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang

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Anne Brontë and Me: The Literary Love I Once Rejected

At 17 years old, I found the literary love of my life. Unfortunately, at 17 years old, I rejected her. During my junior year of high school, I took AP Literature, a course that helped me find my purpose of sorts in life. It was that year that I truly fell for the written word,… Continue reading Anne Brontë and Me: The Literary Love I Once Rejected