Carey – Parrot and Olivier in America

A Light Romp Through Early America Carey, Peter. (2010) Parrot and Olivier In America. New York: Knopf. Alexis de Tocqueville was a French aristocrat, philosopher and historian shortly after the French revolution, in the 1830’s. He hated the Bourbon king who … Continue reading

Cunningham – The Hours

Fan Fiction Goes Mainstream Cunningham, Michael (1998). The Hours. New York: Picador USA Fan fiction rarely gets published, but Cunningham’s The Hours somehow managed it. Fan fiction is written by fans of characters in stories created by someone else. A fan-writer produces elaborations … Continue reading

Saterstrom – The Pink Institution

Impressions of Horror Saterstrom, Selah (2004). The Pink Institution. St. Paul, MN: Coffee House Press. This experimental novel features four generations of Mississippi females from 1940 to the early 2000’s. They are shown in a set of impressions, poems, quotations … Continue reading