The Library of Babel

“Just when you think you know what a novel is, Rebecca L. Walkowitz comes along and screws it all up.

In Born Translated: The Contemporary Novel in an Age of World Literature, Walkowitz argues that it is becoming impossible to say what the original version of a novel is.”

Sounds like an interesting read, even if my interest may be perked by my new status as an English Graduate Student…

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Source: The Library of Babel

Humming the Star Wars theme to encourage myself, I wobbled onto my feet. Sometimes a girl’s gotta provide her own trumpet-heavy heroic soundtrack.
—  Shannon Hale, Dangerous

Let’s Talk About That “Morning Star” Prologue

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Originally posted on The Weekly Three with Maj:

wtfLet’s talk about that Morning Star prologue, released early by Pierce Brown on Entertainment Weekly.

Haven’t read it yet? Stop what you’re doing and click HERE.

While it was about as vague as Golden Son’s prologue, it left just enough of a taste in my mouth to get me excited again for this final installment of the trilogy that’s gaining traction. I’m so elated that more and more people are slowly discovering this series, as well experiencing their equally mind-blowing reactions.

I’ve compiled a list of things I’m looking forward to most in this upcoming book, based on the revealed prologue and possible details he’s revealed about Morning Star in his recent interview with Entertainment Weekly. He’s very good at keeping mum so far on the most part, but speculation is the name of the game here and it’s what keeps the fandom flowing.

WARNING: SPOILERS AND SPECULATIONS AHEAD

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I am not to speak to you—I am to think of you when I sit alone, or wake at night alone,
I am to wait—I do not doubt I am to meet you again,
I am to see to it that I do not lose you.
– Walt Whitman, Leaves Of Grass