Hello! So I never do posts like this, but I wanted to explain why I’ve been posting less lately. I know few people will care about this, so if you don’t, just skip this post, move on, & expect none of my future posts to be like this ever again.
For those who are interested, I started grad school! This is possibly relevant to my fellow readers because it’s NYU’s Publishing program. Continue reading
Vicious by V.E. Schwab chronicles the tale of Eli & Victor, two best friends torn apart by an inhuman desire to be “special” & immortal. It shifts back & forth between present day & their college years for the first half of the book, before ultimately staying in the present. Many people have compared it to X-Men, but it could just as easily be related to basically any superhero origin story. Instead of mutants, there’s the possible existence of EO’s, or Extra-Ordinaries. Continue reading
As an English major graduate, I think I know a little more Shakespeare than, say, a Biology major. But even in my English classes, where students read obscure Balzac books or overjoyed talking about Tolstoy’s War & Peace, a lot of my peers hated the bard. Even a handful of my professors found him overrated, opting instead for more Marlowe.
I adore Shakespeare. I think he’s a genius & untouchable, & as much as I dreaded being required to read “Hamlet” for the fourth time instead of maybe “King Lear” for a class just once?, I still got excited for Act 3, Scene 1.
So imagine my happiness when I found out Hogarth Press is publishing this Hogarth Shakespeare collection! Modern day tellings & reimagined versions of classic Shakespeare plays. Continue reading