Book Review – Dead Girls by Alice Bolin

Essays that about Twin Peaks, Pretty Little Liars, and The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo? Sign me up. Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession by Alice Bolin was an obvious must-read. In it, Bolin turns a critical eye on pop culture and portrayals of girls, both living and dead, and the history of these current fascinations. The language... Continue Reading →

What is a Moon-Bird?

A moon-bird is a witch, and a witch is a moon-bird. A moon-bird and a witch is a “woman of the false beautiful moon.”   Poetical, no? I can’t take credit for crafting this notion. It’s a found notion.   Some of my favorite places to find books—as a compulsive book collector with limited funds—are... Continue Reading →

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