book reviews

The Witty Irreligiosity of I, Lucifer by Glen Duncan

Book Review of I, Lucifer by Glen Duncan

Grove Press, 2003

ISBN: 978-0802140142

Paperback, 272 pp., $15

When I read this: August 27-September 18, 2013

My rating: 4/5 stars

My (spoiler-free) review:

This is a book about Lucifer experiencing a month on Earth. It sounds like an ambitious idea, and it is. Duncan also totally pulls it off. Continue reading

family, writing

on the English major & blogging

I’ve spent a lot of time lately trying to figure out what part I want writing to play in my adult life. I spent most of high school in denial, telling myself that I loved chemistry just as much as I love fiction and journalism and hell, even editing. I’d say to people that I’d be a research scientist and write on the side, because that’s what you do. I’d actually make money, I’d be helping people, and I’d still get to write.

But the transition to college has made me think hard about what kind of life I want to have, and Continue reading


packing & the worst kind of nostalgia

I’d say I have Leaving Home for the First Time Syndrome, but my parents are divorced, so I’ve left and returned to my childhood home constantly as I’ve grown up. I guess it’s more like¬†Stuffing Childhood Belongings Into Cold Dark Boxes Where They Will Collect Dust for Years for the First Time Syndrome. Continue reading