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Alias Grace

5 Articles I’m Reading

Meet Emily Wilson: the first woman to translate Homer’s The Odyssey into English.

Hufflepuffs are the best house. Obviously. It’s not like I’m biased or anything…

Don’t stop reading mysteries and thrillers just because Halloween is over! Check out these recommendations from Crime by the Book. 

Sarah Polley, director of the new Alias Grace mini-series on Netflix, opens up about her journey with the text and her directing process.

On why The Lorax is for adults, too.


4 Shows/Movies I’m Watching

Alias Grace on Netflix (based on the book of the same name by Margaret Atwood)

The Killing on Netflix

Murder on the Orient Express (original 1974 movie based on the book of the same name by Agatha Christie)

Frasier on Netflix


3 New to Me Books

The Vanishing Season by Joanna Schaffhausen (out 12/5/17 from Minotaur Books)

All the Beautiful Girls by Elizabeth J. Church (out 3/6/18 from Ballantine Books)

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden (out now from Del Rey Books)


2 Books I’m Currently Reading

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

Bloodchild and Other Stories by Octavia Butler


1 Quote

“A word after a word after a word is power.”

Margaret Atwood 

This quote was the inspiration for this blog’s title!


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