All Shall Be Well

Whenever I’m asked, “Why read Hopkins?” I have no clue how to answer. I stumble through something about his view of language with his elaborate internal rhymes and chiming of words influenced by Welsh poetry. Or maybe I turn to the solace of his line that the “mind has mountains.” Or the decade and more that … More All Shall Be Well

All Shall Be Well

Whenever I’m asked, “Why read Hopkins?” I have no clue how to answer. I stumble through something about his view of language with his elaborate internal rhymes and chiming of words influenced by Welsh poetry. Or maybe I turn to the solace of his line that the “mind has mountains.” Or the decade and more that … More All Shall Be Well

Ten Bookish People You Should Follow on Twitter

Looking for something more from social media than vapid selfies and food pics? Well, then this is the post for you. Today, along with the community over at The Broke and Bookish, we’re looking at ten bookish people you should follow on Twitter right now! Digital Humanities Do you like pictures? Well, do the medievalists … More Ten Bookish People You Should Follow on Twitter

Old Man Solo

Chewie’s death was hard for me. That was when I stopped reading Star Wars books. I’m excited about the upcoming sequel, but I don’t know if I’m ready for that kind of impact again. But why am I getting into this? We just had an amazing trailer, though tinged with melancholy and tears. We are … More Old Man Solo

Top Ten Books I Naively Suggest I Might Read this Summer

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and this week’s post is our TBR summer list. Let’s start off with honesty. I don’t think that I’m going to read ten books this summer. The strange thing after starting grad school is in some ways I read less. Don’t get me wrong, … More Top Ten Books I Naively Suggest I Might Read this Summer