Monthly Archives: October 2012

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

I should start by saying that I don’t hate Harry Potter. I don’t. Harry Potter taught an entire generation the love of reading and for that, I cannot hate him. That disclaimer is very important as the rest of the … Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

I have read The Great Gatsby five or six times, and I have never liked it. I have never been able to understand the characters. They are selfish, self-absorbed and destructive. I don’t know anyone who is so self-defeating. Imagine … Continue reading

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