Monthly Archives: September 2016

Disobeying the Author’s Wishes

Melissa Clark “You are about to begin reading Italo Calvino’s new novel, If on a winter’s night a traveler” (Calvino, 3). As I climbed up onto the stool in my kitchen after an exhausting first day of classes, my brain, … Continue reading

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What is a Book?

Yin Liu The question “What is a Book?” is not very easy to answer. If you consult the most comprehensive dictionary of English, the Oxford English Dictionary (which you can do if your library has an online subscription), you will … Continue reading

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