Flight Path: A Review

Flight Path: A Review

Flight Path: A Search for Roots Beneath the World's Busiest AirportReturning to Atlanta after four years spent living in New York City, Hannah Palmer discovered that her three childhood homes had been eaten up by the sprawl of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The new mom-to-be set out to discover how and when the airport happened to her houses, and what she learned became the basis for her first memoir, Flight Path: A Search for Roots beneath the World’s Busiest Airport. Continue reading

letters to a young writer review

Letters to a Young Writer: A Review

Letters to a Young Writer: Some Practical and Philosophical AdviceA few writing books have become must-reads for any aspiring English-language novelist: Stephen King’s On Writing, Ursula K. Le Guin’s Steering the Craft, William Zinsser’s On Writing Well. This year, Colum McCann‘s Letters to a Young Writer: Some Practical and Philosophical Advice joins that list. Consisting of 52 essays crammed with no-nonsense advice, Letters is a must-read for any Aspiring Writer. Continue reading

the world according to star wars review

The World According to Star Wars: A Review

The World According to Star WarsWhat did I expect from The World According to Star Wars? I’m not sure, but, after reading others’ reviews of it on Goodreads, I’m pretty sure a lot of people didn’t get what they were hoping for out of Cass R. Sunstein‘s book of Star Wars-themed analysis. The World According to Star Wars had a lot of potential, but I found its lack of focus — or possibly its desire to cover too many topics without enough depth — disturbing. Continue reading