As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner: A Review

As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner I am always looking for a good excuse to read at the classics, and Faulkner has been one of those writers that I have often seen quoted, but I've never read personally. My knowledge of him stopped at "his typewriter is famous." So, when a book club I recently…

Heavenly Bodies: A Review

Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures & Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs Paul Koudoumaris My Review: 5 of 5 stars From the publisher, Thames & Hudson: "In 1578 a labyrinth of underground burials was discovered in Rome that contained the remains of thousands of individuals assumed to be early Christian martyrs. The bones were disinterred and sent to…

Tackling Poe: Final Thoughts

I finished reading Edgar Allan Poe: Complete Tales & Poems about a week ago, but I wanted to give myself some time to digest everything, watch The Raven, and to formulate my final thoughts, which is, of course, why I'm posting this. This is also my 90th post on this blog, and I'm getting pretty…