Book of the Month: Memory of My Melancholy Whores

The Act of Writing follows the Act of Loving What happens when love escapes our life? Do we wither in self pity? Do we harden with bitterness? Do we take the last desperate attempt at catching it? Or, do we delude our hearts into exchanging our lust for love? And, in deluding ourselves, are we not becoming writers? The act of loving, of finding an … Continue reading Book of the Month: Memory of My Melancholy Whores

Book of April: Don’t Panic!

Book of the Month: Douglas Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy  In celebration of Earth Day, we think it’s only right you read Adams’ Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.  If you’d like to read and buy the whole series, you can find it here at Barnes and Noble. Quite a good and cheap edition! Synopsis: Arthur Dent, a normal human being. Nothing special; in other words, just like you. … Continue reading Book of April: Don’t Panic!

Book of March: Garcia Girls

Book of the Month:​ ​How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents On Cultural Identity, Feminism, and Language Algoquin Books Edition It’s no secret that the Latino diaspora not only affects the immigrant’s immediate reality, but also affects their spiritual and emotional well­-being. It’s a wave so monumental that it still comes crashing into the lives of immigrants’ children as first generation success stories begin to … Continue reading Book of March: Garcia Girls

Book of February: After Many A Summer

  Book of the Month: After Many A Summer Dies The Swan by Aldous Huxley The Fault of Humanity in a Human World Elephant Paperbacks Edition New month, new book! Though The Celestina was enjoyable, we are moving towards a more contemporary period full of shiny and silly glitz, glamorous in all its superficial glory. I am referring to 1930’s and 1940’s Hollywood. As winter … Continue reading Book of February: After Many A Summer

Book of January: The Celestina

  Book of the Month: The Celestina Penguin Classics Ed. Since we are starting a new year, isn’t it apropos to begin with the renewal of a book? To take something old and transform it into something new? After all, aren’t we uber familiar with these months, but yet, strive to find something new and wonderful, now that they have come back? For this month … Continue reading Book of January: The Celestina