Thrill Me: Essays on Fiction by Benjamin Percy

  At first glance, it may appear that the New Title Tuesday recommendation, Thrill Me Essays on Fiction by Benjamin Percy, is targeted at English teachers and students.  But then I realized it would also appeal to anyone who aspires to write the next-great-American-novel, which of course, considerably broadens the pool or potential readers. Once I … Continue reading Thrill Me: Essays on Fiction by Benjamin Percy

Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor, A Reader’s Advisory

When I first saw Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor by Lynda Barry on the shelf, I knew it would be a perfect choice for New Title Tuesday.  I’m not ordinarily attracted to books in the graphic format, but curiosity led me to open it and the contents compelled me to keep reading and looking at the … Continue reading Syllabus: Notes from an Accidental Professor, A Reader’s Advisory