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Hot Summer Reads: Sex and Vanity

Hot Summer Reads: Sex and Vanity

“In one kiss, you’ll know all I haven’t said.” – Pablo Neruda What’s better than Crazy Rich Asians? In one of the most highly anticipated and hottest summer reads of the year, Kevin Kwan puts the two elements of sex and vanity together into his aptly named novel. Fans of the Rachel Chu and Nicholas...
Love Under a Lens: Anna Karenina

Love Under a Lens: Anna Karenina

Photo courtesy of Focus Features Love. A four-letter word that stands for so much, but most of us are not sure what exactly for. What does love truly mean? And what does it look like? As someone who has had cups of water in her bedroom longer than has been in relationships, I am probably...
Creating a Story Without Words: Parallels in Story and Music-making

Creating a Story Without Words: Parallels in Story and Music-making

Music and writing have a lot in common. You may have even heard stories themselves be described in terms of music- like beats of action, the rhythm of words, and the melody, or a voice, of an author. Throughout the years, these two disciplines have helped each other to both become powerful outlets of creativity...
A Tribute to Stephen King

A Tribute to Stephen King

To say that Stephen King is a good writer would be an understatement. With nearly 100 books selling over 350 million copies and stories transformed into television series and movies that have left an indelible mark on our pop culture, Stephen King is a capital “G” Great writer. I paid a visit to one of...