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August critical reading is tonight!

Tonight is the night! Come join us for a discussion of Nadine Gordimer’s City Lovers, depicting an interracial relationship in apartheid South Africa. There are no official questions this week, so give it a second read (or third or forth) and … Continue reading

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August critical reading

The end of summer is quickly approaching. Why not spend a few of these dwindling hours with us discussing complex, compelling literature? This month, the critical reading workshop will be reading Nadine Gordimer’s City Lovers, a story of an interracial … Continue reading

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Critical reading is tonight

Our critical reading workshop happens tonight! We’ll be discussing the merits of Deborah Eisenberg’s Some Other, Better Otto at the Columbus Capital Club at 7PM. Some questions for you to mull over before the meet up: This is another story that … Continue reading

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July Critical Reading

Do you find yourself contemplating family get togethers with dread? If so, then you’ll likely enjoy discussing Deborah Eisenberg’s Some Other, Better Otto with us at this month’s critical reading workshop. This story can be found in numerous short story … Continue reading

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Critical reading has arrived!

Critical reading is tomorrow night! (I’m early this week.) Join us to discuss Painted Ocean, Painted Ship by Rebecca Makkai, a story of slain albatrosses, passive racism, and soiled shoes. Also, my last blog post indicated that this story was about … Continue reading

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June critical reading

As always, the critical reading group will be getting together to discuss/inspect/dissect/pick apart an amazing short story. This month we will be reading Painted Ocean, Painted Ship by Rebecca Makkai. This story can be found in either the Best American Short … Continue reading

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May critical reading is tonight!

Tonight is the night! Join us at 7PM at the Capital Club for a discussion of A Tiny Feast by Chris Adrian. Questions to ponder beforehand: This story juxtaposes the fantastic and the tragic. How are the two worlds blended? … Continue reading

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May Critical Reading

Do you believe in fairies? Do you? If you do, clap your hands and join us for the May critical reading discussion, where we’ll be reading A Tiny Feast by Chris Adrian, a tale of fairies and leukemia. The full … Continue reading

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Critical Reading is Tonight!

Join us tonight for a discussion of Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber. The meeting will take place at the Capital Club at 7 PM. Here are a few questions for you to chew over before the meeting: The author attempts … Continue reading

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April Critical Reading Workshop

April is the cruelest month (according to T.S. Eliot), so for this month’s critical reading discussion we’ll be reading Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber–a modern retelling of the French folktale of the notoriously cruel Bluebeard.  The full text of this story … Continue reading

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