Sat, 27 Aug 2016 18:02:00 GMT
Immigrant family's American Dream shatters in Mbue's novel
The American Dream is persistent. Despite rampant income inequality, decreased social mobility and resistance to immigration, the founding myth of freedom ...
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:57:10 GMT
Book Review|A YA Novel Takes on College Admissions Mania
New York Times
Reshma promises the agent she will write a novel. A rough draft of that novel, a book within the book, constitutes the rest of “Enter Title Here.” After introducing herself, she begins: “If you have the free time to read this book, then you're probably ...
Sun, 28 Aug 2016 05:31:37 GMT
Novel traces family in Civil War
Bryan-College Station Eagle
Longview author Lottie Guttry's fast-paced historical novel Alligator Creek (Brown Books, $24.99 hardcover) is based on the story of her great-great-grandmother during and after the Civil War. Set in Florida and Texas, the story focuses on Sarah and ...