My Winter Break Reading List

You may have noticed that I didn't post a November Reading Roundup. In part that's because I was traveling home for Thanksgiving and then back to Boston the last week of November. the other reason I missed the November Reading Roundup is because we are in the thick of finals season and I have had … Continue reading My Winter Break Reading List

I read it so you don’t have to: “Rodham” by Curtis Sittenfeld

In undergrad, I picked up a used copy of Curtis Sittenfeld’s American Wife, a fictionalized look at Laura Bush’s life, at the Dusty Bookshelf (Manhattan, Kansas’s favorite bookstore). I really enjoyed Sittenfeld’s writing and the fictional exploration of a real person’s life was interesting. Because of this, and because of how talked about it was, … Continue reading I read it so you don’t have to: “Rodham” by Curtis Sittenfeld

October Reading Roundup

Let's get spooky folks. Halloween is here, there has been Snow in Boston, and I am right in the busy time of the semester if my to-do list for the next couple of weeks is to be believed. I finally feel like I've got virtual classes for this semester in a place that I'm comfortable … Continue reading October Reading Roundup

Life is a Highway: A Look at America’s Interstates in “Divided Highways”

I have spent countless hours on I-70 traveling east and west through Kansas with the most miles traveled between Exit 76 at Oakley and Exit 303 leading to Manhattan during my undergrad years. I loved to set my cruise control at 80 and turn up country radio, pop on a podcast, or often I listened … Continue reading Life is a Highway: A Look at America’s Interstates in “Divided Highways”