Book Review: Lord of the Flies

Tales of castaways on desert islands have always been popular. They usually focus on mankind’s strength of spirit and ingenuity, as stranded heroes master their surroundings and overcome the odds to survive. William Golding takes a different approach in his famous novel. Imagine the movie Castaway, except instead of Tom Hanks playing a bearded man... Continue Reading →

Book Review: A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens had an amazing talent for producing bestsellers. Just like Elvis Presley, he churned out hit after hit, wore white jumpsuits and ate too much peanut butter (actually, I’m not certain about the jumpsuits and peanut butter—it’s just a theory of mine). A Tale of Two Cities is one of Dickens’ most famous works.... Continue Reading →

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