• The Handmaid’s Tale 2: Back in Red and Better Than Ever?

    The Handmaid’s Tale 2: Back in Red and Better Than Ever?0

    Dystopian literature is all the rage these days — and given the current state of the world, it makes sense. While a new generation of dystopian authors emerges, the works of older authors have gained a second life. None have seemed to stand the tests of time longer than The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. Fans of the

    READ MORE
  • Book Beat: Alias Grace Fairies and Banned Books Week

    Book Beat: Alias Grace Fairies and Banned Books Week0

    • September 28, 2017

    Hi book lovers! Ashley here again! The most exciting thing I read this week were the corporate policies I have to edit at my new internship, sigh. It’s during the fall that I curse myself for not taking advantage of leisurely reading in the summer. For example, this weekend I missed my local Word on

    READ MORE
  • Book Beat: The Handmaid’s Tale Buzz and Ivanka’s “Feminist” Book

    Book Beat: The Handmaid’s Tale Buzz and Ivanka’s “Feminist” Book0

    • May 4, 2017

    Hi book lovers! I’m done with April showers! It’s May and everything is blooming and I couldn’t be happier. But enough with the downpours Mother Nature, unless that’s the kind of setting you like for reading (I don’t). I really have to get started on my summer reading list (and finish making one). Give me

    READ MORE
  • Reading and Rereading The Handmaid’s Tale

    Reading and Rereading The Handmaid’s Tale2

    Many of us have been heavily anticipating Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian classic, The Handmaid’s Tale, starring Elisabeth Moss in what could be her next great television role since she played the ambitious Peggy Olsen on Mad Men. Several of us at WWAC (and our friends) took to rereading (or in some cases reading for

    READ MORE
  • News & Things: It’s a terrible life. You’re a terrible life.0

    • November 19, 2013

    Kickstarter Indiegogo of the Week Rachel Halpern wants your help launching Inscription Magazine, a free, online fiction magazine for teens. They want to publish high quality YA fiction with diverse characters, by diverse authors: “It’s hard to be a teen. Young adult fiction helped a lot of us get through it. But not everyone is equally

    READ MORE
  • News & Things: Life of an Egg1

    • August 29, 2013

    Read of the Week In 1990, Calvin & Hobbes creator Bill Watterson delivered a speech at Kenyon College. Now, decades later, artist Gavin Aung Than has put images to Watterson’s words in this delightful and poignant comic strip. Go read, and feel good about art.

    READ MORE