Category: Book Reviews

Book Review: The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth (Alexandra Robbins)

Alexandra Robbins has pioneered a new way of looking at social dynamics, particularly in comparison to p0pularity in high school and success in later life. She calls this way of seeing “Quirk Theory,” because as she has studied the high school “outcast caste” she has found that it is these people who have unparalleled success in later life. As her… Read more →

Book Review: The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins)

Suzanne Collins’ novel, The Hunger Games, has been growing in popularity since its publication several years ago. This attention was only boosted by the film adaptation, set to release in March of 2012. Set in a dystopian future where North America has been split into 12 districts by an evil government known only as The Capitol after a devastating war. The 12… Read more →

Book Review: Hog’s Head Conversations: Essays on Harry Potter (Travis Prinzi, Ed.)

Hog’s Head Conversations: Essays on Harry Potter Travis Prinzi, editor Zossima Press, 2009. The state of scholarship on the Potter series has been absolutely flourishing in the past few years, particularly since the release of the final book in 2007, and the truly interesting thing is the proliferation of this scholarship outside of the established publishing means of the academy.… Read more →