Margaret Atwood’s “The Testaments”: did we need this sequel?
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Margaret Atwood’s “The Testaments”: did we need this sequel?

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid’s Tale was ground breaking when it was published. The story still resonates today, and the novel being turned into a T.V. series only further solidifies its importance … Continue reading

Male neutrality and female bodies in Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale”
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Male neutrality and female bodies in Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. The Handmaid’s Tale was published in 1985 before I was born, yet even today this novel holds an extremely terrifying place in contemporary politics surrounding women’s bodies and bodily autonomy. The red … Continue reading

Books from the Year of the Rooster
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Books from the Year of the Rooster

2017 is the year of the rooster according to the Lunar calendar followed by many countries throughout Asia. Australia’s vibrant Asian communities all celebrate the Luna New Year in special ways. I miss participating in the big festivals and eating great foods like tang yuan. This year though, I thought I would celebrate in my … Continue reading

The Nobel Prize in Literature: also known as ‘The White Guy Awards’
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The Nobel Prize in Literature: also known as ‘The White Guy Awards’

Articles have been swirling around the internet about Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize in literature. People say he transcends music and literature, others say the award was a joke. If you ask me, Dylan is a musician. Not a writer. And this comes from someone who has a bachelor of music in classical singing and a … Continue reading