Tag Archives: death

Deus Ex Machina In The Maze

The following is in response to The Maze Runner series (excluding the prequels) by James Dashner. Having seen the film based on the first book of this series in 2014, I was excited to finally get a chance to dig … Continue reading

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Hemingway Quotes

The following are quotes from Ernest Hemingway’s The Snows of Kilimanjaro, the sixteenth book that I read this year as part of my Goodreads.com challenge. Now he would never write the things that he had saved to write until he … Continue reading

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Quotes from The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

The following are quotes of Stephen King‘s The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon. Disclaimer: I read the book on my Kindle Paperwhite so the locations refer to that version of the book (sorry if you were looking for page numbers). “Doing … Continue reading

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Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain

The following is a review of Antonio Damasio‘s book, Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain. So who is this Spinoza character and why is Antonio Damasio, one of today’s leading neuroscientists, looking for him? Bento (sometimes Baruch … Continue reading

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The Prediction

The following is in response to Kama Falzoi Post’s “The Prediction.” When searching through the jungle of online literary magazines for a wild piece of flash prose, decked in safari-tan hunting attire, machete chopping through the curtain of foliage of … Continue reading

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The Hobblers

The following is in response to Dan Chaon’s “The Hobblers.” The tension in this short is rooted in the speaker’s dislike of older people. Where the tension culminates, where the story takes an unexpected turn, is when his wife is … Continue reading

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Cycles

The following is a short called “Cycles” by me, Evin Hughes. We called them kayds because we were at that age when wasting time on extra syllables didn’t seem to make any sense. Kayds. Cicadas. We knew what we meant. … Continue reading

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